Power Breakfast for May 8, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Delays in coal deliveries blamed on the nation’s railroads are not likely to impact the electricity grid in Texas, Platts reports.
  • In a National Mining Association survey, three-fourths of Americans indicated they are at least somewhat worried that new EPA regulations on coal-fired power plants will lead to higher prices and 70 percent fear the regulations will lead to electricity black-outs and brown-outs this summer.
  • The City of Denton is poised to become the first in Texas to permanently ban hydraulic fracturing. The Associated Press reports fracking in the city has created a divide between owners of mineral rights (often trusts outside of Texas) and residents who live near gas wells.
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