Fitch Ratings has affirmed the long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of AGL Resources, Inc. (AGL) and Atlanta Gas Light Company (AGLC) at 'BBB+'. Fitch has also affirmed the long-term IDR of Northern Illinois Gas Company (Nicor Gas) at 'A'.
By 2020, the average annual household gas and electric bill in Vermont will increase by more than $880, thanks to the Obama administration's proposal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants.
The office of Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would not be finalizing the volume standards under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program before the end of 2014.
Italy's imports of the thermal coal will drop 11% this year following the closure of the Valdo Ligure coal-fired power plant, the Italian Coal Association told the recent Coal Industry Advisory Board (CIAB) plenary meeting in Paris.
The IAEA s latest edition of the Climate Change and Nuclear Power report, issued today, examines the role of nuclear power in mitigating global climate change and how it contributes to other developmental and environmental challenges.
Officials from the company that wants to build a 62-turbine wind farm in northern Somerset County say the recent sale of the company should not affect the project, but a spokesman for the Maine Department of Environmental Protection said Thursday that it's too soon to tell.
Consumers will pay about $3.3 billion and shareholders will pay about $1.4 billion under a settlement approved Thursday on costs stemming from the premature closure of the San Onofre nuclear power plant. The vote by the California Public Utilities Commission was 5-0.
| Nov 21 - Treasure Coast Newspapers (Stuart, FL)
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is stepping up oversight of one of two units at Florida Power & Light Co.'s St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant after about 50,000 gallons of water entered a reactor auxiliary building during heavy rains in January, according to the NRC.