Power Breakfast for March 31, 2014


A nearly-daily roundup of stories for your consideration:

  • The White House is proposing new regulations on the oil and gas and landfill sector to curb methane gas emissions. The Washington Post says the proposal relies on voluntary actions; oil and gas officials are reacting cautiously, concerned that additional regulations are unnecessary and could “have a chilling effect on the American energy renaissance, our economy, and our national security.”
  • Nuclear power experts in Texas and across the country say they are facing a shortage of specially-trained workers to fill voids left by large numbers of retiring workers, the McAllen Monitor reports. Several South Texas companies and colleges have formed a coalition to aggressively educate students.
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TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company






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Job One Profiles: Razen Thomas






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A Soaring Success






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