A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas introduced a bill to cut 13 programs at the Environmental Protection Agency, including its ability to regulate ozone and carbon dioxide, The Hill reports. The money-saving measure “would force the EPA to close all of its field offices, sell or lease certain properties, cut various climate change programs and stop its environmental justice activities.”
- The Wall Street Journal suggests utilities should join with Tesla and other battery makers to install power storage batteries at a large scale and “address any lingering perceptions about distributed generation destabilizing the grid.”
- A plan to build a 730-mile power line to export wind power from Wyoming to southern California is moving forward following the release of a federal environmental study. The Associated Press reports there are still more rounds of federal approvals required before construction can begin.
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 […]