There weren’t too many surprises from Jeb Bush when he outlined his energy strategy in Pennsylvania earlier this week. The former Florida Governor is recovering from a drop in the polls following a poor showing in the latest Republican debate and was hitting all the right notes for traditional conservatives with his standard GOP energy… Keep reading →

With AFP Story by Veronique DUPONT: US-E

Nobody can predict the future. But from markets to sports, so much of our world is focused on speculation. Ohio-based FirstEnergy has a habit of missing market predictions in spectacular fashion, often because the numbers it advances “prove” the political point that would most benefit the utility’s bottom line. Consider the case of Environmental Protection… Keep reading →

EPA Releases Final Clean Water Act Electronic Reporting Rule

SEHNDE, GERMANY - MARCH 10:  Steam rises from cooling towers at the coal-fired Kraftwerk Mehrum power plant at Haemelerwald on March 10, 2015 near Sehnde, Germany. Energy production from conventional-based resources is becoming less profitable as renewable energy production has expanded and matured in Germany in the last decade. RWE, one of Germany's biggest utilities, today warned of pending job cuts due to financial losses derived from its conventional energy production. The Kraftwerk Mehrum plant is majority-owned by Stadtwerke Hannover AG.  (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week finalized its rule to “modernize” Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory reporting requirements for municipalities, industries, and other facilities.

New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

On September 14, 2015, the EPA published a Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement; Request for Public Comment in the Federal Register.

VW Automobile Assembly

The scope of Volkswagen’s diesel scandal broadened on Tuesday, with the company announcing that 11 million of its diesel cars worldwide were equipped with the same software that was used to cheat on emissions tests in the United States. [The NY Times] Shares of NRG Energy have fallen 8.6% to $16.44 on heavy trading volume, continuing losses from… Keep reading →


EPA on September 15, 2015, announced its National Enforcement Initiatives (NEIs) for its Fiscal Years (FY) 2017 – 2019 and requested comment on them.

EPA’s Water Report: A Good But Incomplete Start

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

One study cannot answer every question about water pollution risks from oil and gas drilling, nor should it be expected to. But as my colleague Nichole Saunders pointed out, the oft-quoted statement of EPA’s water study – that it found no evidence of “widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water sources”– implied to some that activities… Keep reading →

EPA’s Clean Power Plan: A Regional Analysis

New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

EPA’s recently issued Clean Power Plan affects every state differently.

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

NERA Economic Consulting has a new study warning of potentially dire economic impacts from continued implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), as written into law by Congress. NERA set up its study that way for good reasons: Despite abundant evidence that RFS mandates for ever-increasing ethanol use in the nation’s fuel supply are detached… Keep reading →


Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed Clean Power Plan in June 2014, the agency has faced fierce opposition from states and companies.

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