A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:
- State officials have not decided whether to implement the Clean Power Plan rules when finalized, The Texas Tribune reports on a comment from the chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced he plans to sue over the rules. From the article:
“If Texas ignores the rules – and loses its likely legal challenge – the EPA would construct its own plan for Texas, though the agency has not said what that might look like. Critics have called that strategy risky.”
- Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says language in the Senate appropriations bill “would protect states from any consequences from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should they forego submitting a state plan for complying with the agency’s Clean Power Plan,” Power Engineering reports. The bill must now be approved by the full Senate.
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 […]