POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for July 16, 2015

EPA climate rules to get tougher, proponent says; Senate budget raises grid security concerns


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • The Clean Power Plan will likely be made even more stringent before it’s finalized, an environmental group considered a close ally of the Environmental Protection Agency says. According to U.S. News & World Report, the Natural Resources Defense Council expects the rules around renewable energy sources and energy efficiency will be strengthened with updated data.
  • Two Democratic senators are warning that a Republican energy and water appropriations bill would reduce funding to an Energy Department program designed to protect the nation’s electric grid from cyberattacks, The Hill reports. Republicans say the measure complies with budget spending caps while supporting energy security.
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