In an August 1, 2016 letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) called for an...04 August 2016
EPA Continues to Regulate Disposed Coal Ash as Nonhazardous Waste but Greatly Upgrades Impoundment and Landfill Standards
On 19 December 2014, the EPA placed on its website a controversial new rule on how coal ash is regulated when disposed in wet surface impoundments and dry landfills. The final rule is in direct response to a retaining wall that failed at a coal ash impoundment at the Tennessee Valley Authority Kingston, Tennessee power plant in 2009, and more recently, a coal ash impoundment release at a Duke Energy power plant in North Carolina, both allowing tons of coal ash to run across neighboring property and into waterways.
Western Governors’ Association Urges Expanded Role for States in Administration of the Endangered Species Act
At the conclusion of its annual meeting earlier this month, the Western Governors’ Association adopted a broad policy resolution (2016-08) with specific recommendations for reform of the...11 July 2016
On 13 April 2016, the European Commission published an interim report in its sector inquiry on electricity capacity mechanisms it had launched in April 2015, its first-ever sector inquiry...21 April 2016