Power Breakfast for June 27, 2014


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

  • The Environmental Protection Agency gave final approval Thursday to Texas’ flexible air pollution permit program. From the Austin American-Statesman article:

    “The final rule establishes an air permitting program where emissions caps for air pollutants can be utilized to help minimize emissions while protecting human health and the environment.”

  • The U.S. Commerce Department recently allowed two companies to export ultralight condensate oil, which could open the door to broader oil exports, the Wall Street Journal reports.
  • The European Union is said to be considering an energy-efficiency goal of 27 to 30 percent by 2030, Bloomberg reports, but the matter has divided governments and industry groups while concerns about energy security increase.
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A Soaring Success






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