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Minnesota Power Hits Settlement Pact with EPA

Jul 27 - Professional Services Close - Up - Minnesota Power said it has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged violations of the New Source Review provisions of the Clean Air Act. More...

DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David O'Reilly The Philadelphia Inquirer - New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's worst air polluters. More...

Appeal by former PEC exec rejected

Jul 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Zeke MacCormack San Antonio Express-News - The 3rd Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions of former Pedernales Electric Cooperative General Manager Bennie Fuelberg in 2010 for theft, money laundering and misapplication of fiduciary property. More...
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Basin Electric wins authorization to join SPP subject to FERC approval

Jul 22, 2014 -- MarketLine - Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received authorization to join a regional transmission organization, or RTO, the Southwest Power Pool, or SPP, subject to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's, or FERC's, approval of necessary documents. More...

Minnesota Power Completes Environmental Agreement with EPA

Jul 22 - Professional Services Close - Up - Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, Inc., has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged violations of the New Source Review provisions of the Clean Air Act. More...

Former Colo. Gov. Bill Ritter to Deliver Keynote Address at the E Source Energy Managers' Roundtable in April

E Source Companies, LLC - Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will deliver the keynote address at the 20th Annual E Source Energy Managers' Roundtable. more...

Articles 

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...
By Brian S. Heslin
On: February 28, 2014
Several months ago we discussed the lack of coordination between the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") regarding energy market enforcement activities. more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: February 26, 2014
Most people that deal with energy have heard of a deregulated electricity market. Still, many find it difficult to differentiate it from a regulated market. It can be a challenging concept to understand, but I'm more...
By Denise Bode
On: February 12, 2014
Whenever we enter a new year, it's always all about getting in shape. Turning the page on the calendar is about new beginnings and it's no different when it comes to this country's energy and more...

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Gas and Electric Law and Policy: The Shifting Regulatory and Market Landscape

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 - Washington, DC, District of Columbia - USA

POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 At the request of several public officials and because the current date falls on the planned final week of Congressional session before the August recess, we have decided to postpone the conference until the Fall. We more...

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