POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Jan. 20, 2015

GOP to employ review of EPA regulations; Solar business sees uncertainty amid growth


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • With control of Congress, Republican lawmakers are planning to use the Congressional Review Act to threaten the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emissions regulations. As The Hill reports, “It is unlikely, however, that Republicans would be able to muster enough Democratic votes to override an Obama veto of any measure striking down major regulations.”
  • The U.S. solar energy business is growing, thanks to dropping prices, but expiring subsidies and low natural gas prices make the industry’s future a little hazy, NPR reports.
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