A bill moving through the Ohio legislature could potentially block submission of a state plan that satisfies the Clean Power Plan in time for next year’s deadline.
American Electric Power Co. Inc. is leaving the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council and shifting its resources toward working with states implementing the Obama administration's landmark climate rule.
Ohio EPA director Craig Butler talks about the Clean Power Plan, fracking waste and the "difficult environment" for the electric sector.
An upcoming Environmental Protection Agency ruling that would further reduce ground-level ozone levels has prompted a backlash from one of the nation’s largest business groups.
More than half of Michigan’s renewable energy capacity will not count towards its carbon-reduction goals under the federal Clean Power Plan, state officials said today. Due to the state’s “aggressive” renewable portfolio standard passed by the Legislature in 2008, a majority of the generation installed since then will likely not receive credit under the plan.
With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final Clean Power Plan now public, a tiny St. Paul nonprofit may soon have a bigger role in overseeing compliance data.
"The region is generally well-positioned to be OK," concludes a report from the Analysis Group, despite concerns raised by some states and utilities.
Low-income residents’ health and pocketbooks are disproportionately affected by burning fossil fuels, and they stand to benefit the most as states cut carbon, according to two new reports.
Despite a promise by congressional Republicans to kill federal carbon regulations being finalized this summer, the author of a new report says that most states have begun planning to comply with them.
The changes required by the Clean Power plan are too much, too fast, and threaten electric affordability and reliability, a group of utilities and state regulators said Tuesday.