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EPA


Biden Effects Regulatory Freeze, Revokes Trump Actions, Rejoins Paris Agreement

President Joe Biden just hours after his inauguration effected an immediate freeze on several Trump-era deregulatory actions that directly affect the power sector, and revoked a long list of rules…


Court Kills Trump Rule on Power Plant Emissions

A federal appeals court has vacated the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era greenhouse gas emission standards for power plants. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…


Biden Presidency Promises Change for Power Industry

As we get closer to the presidential inauguration, and with President-elect Biden's announcement of his Cabinet picks for the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department…


N.C. Environmental Leader Biden's Choice to Lead EPA

The leader of North Carolina’s agency overseeing environmental issues in that state will be nominated to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), POWER learned on Dec. 17. Michael Regan,…


Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Set to Lead DOE

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will be President-elect Joe Biden's choice to run the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), POWER learned Dec. 15. She is poised take over the agency…