Legal Challenges to EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

A range of legal challenges filed against the EPA’s now-stayed Cross-State Air Pollution Rule has “little or no applicability” to the fate of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, according to a legal analysis by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Air pollutants regulated under CSAPR, consisting of sulfur dioxide and…

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MISO Requests FERC Assistance for Grid Reliability in Response to EPA Rules

The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO) Vice President of Transmission Asset Management yesterday warned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air emission rules pose threats to power reliability. In comments submitted for FERC’s technical conference this week on reliability risks related…

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