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Subcommittees Examine EPA Budget and Priorities

Feb 26 - Congressional Documents & Publications - The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy today held a joint hearing with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to review her agency's FY 2016 budget request and priorities. More...

OG&E faces big year before Oklahoma regulators

Feb 27 - Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) - Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. faces a big year before Oklahoma regulators, who will decide on how to charge customers for environmental compliance, the replacement of an aging generation plant and a new rate case. More...

AEP Ohio Responds To Electric Security Plan Order by PUCO

Feb 27 - ENP Newswire - The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio ruled today on the Electric Security Plan of AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP). More...
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EPA may delay ozone standards by a year

Feb 27 - Belleville News-Democrat (IL) - The historic drought and extreme dry conditions recorded during the summer of 2012 may give federal regulators another year to meet ozone standards. More...

State asks FirstEnergy utilities for more detail on management fixes

Feb 27 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - Pennsylvania regulators have asked FirstEnergy to provide them with more details on how it intends to fix management flaws -- particularly in customer service -- that they discovered during an audit of the Akron-based energy giant. More...

EPA Rules Looks to Regulate Puddles, Energy Production, and Much, Much More

Feb 27 - Congressional Documents & Publications - The House Oversight Committee Subcommittee on the Interior today held a hearing to examine the impact of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rules to regulate air, water, and power generation. More...

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By Rick Shumard , Steve Schneider
On: February 9, 2015
The critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standard for physical security measures (CIP-014-1) from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and became effective on Jan. 26, more...
By Paul DeCotis , Will McNamara
On: November 7, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) is more than 1,600 pages long and difficult to navigate. Since EPA delegated authority to the states for developing compliance plans as part of more...
By Ernest Norsworthy
On: July 30, 2014
Some in the electric power transmission business must wonder if it makes political sense to follow the administration's lead and at least pay lip service to their green initiatives (mainly solar and wind) and to more...
By Sheldon Zakreski
On: July 9, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a proposal for the first-ever national protections from dangerous carbon pollution from existing power plants. The EPA plans to utilize section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act more...
By Dr. Marc Lamoureux
On: June 16, 2014
Internal controls are becoming a crucial part of business processes to achieve NERC reliability standard compliance objectives. An internal control program may consist of processes, practices, policies, procedures and activities that an organization employs to more...

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