Power Breakfast for June 24, 2014


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

  • The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to require permits for large carbon dioxide emitters only if they also emit large amounts of other pollutants, and both supporters and opponents declared victory. From The Hill’s article:

    “The National Federation of Independent Businesses said the ruling stopped the EPA from “rewriting” the Clean Air Act. … Green groups focused on the 83 percent of greenhouse gas emissions that were upheld, and hailed it as a win for pollution control.”

  • A World Bank study claims regulations, taxes and incentives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in transportation, industry and construction can boost the world economy and create jobs, Bloomberg reports.
  • The Public Utility Commission of Texas agreed on an approach to address the reliability standard in the ERCOT market, Energy Choice Matters reports.
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Job One Profiles: Razen Thomas






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A Soaring Success






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