A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- A House bill would increase states’ power in overseeing water-related permits for coal industry development. According to The Hill, the bill would require the Environmental Protection Agency to write new analyses and hold more public hearings.
- EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Thursday named natural gas a “great transition” fuel and said it remains part of the President’s multi-faceted power plan, Forbes reports. From the article:
“Natural gas in the U.S. has been a game changer,” she said. “The abundance of low-cost natural gas has really started an energy transition that we are taking advantage of and hoping to follow through our 111D process. So it’s been a significant benefit to the United States. It’s been a significant benefit to air quality.”
- The Globalist examines the similarities in Texas’ and Germany’s energy markets, including largely deregulated competitive markets and ongoing renewable energy debates.
News Release TCEH Corp., Parent Company for Luminant and TXU Energy, Emerges from Chapter 11 as a Competitive, Well-Capitalized Company *** Energy Industry Veteran Curt Morgan Formally Named CEO *** Restructuring Eliminates More Than $33 Billion in Debt *** Benefits from Low Leverage Relative to Peer Group *** Company […]
Razen Thomas is proud to be Powering Texas and proud of the hard work and innovation that she sees from her colleagues every day at Oak Grove Power Plant. As support manager, Razen makes sure everyone has the tools, equipment and processes to do their jobs safely and effectively. Watch this month’s Job One Profile […]
An abundance of wildlife, including numerous bald eagles, call Luminant’s sites and reclaimed land home. When Liberty Mine’s resident bald eagle pair returns this fall, they’ll find a few home renovations – most notably, a new nest location. The eagles’ nest was recently moved away from mining activities to a new location on company property […]