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CEQ Proposes to Restore Impactful NEPA Provisions

The federal government’s Council on Environmental Quality  (CEQ) on Oct. 7 issued a proposed rulemaking to rescind several Trump-era regulatory amendments that limit the scope of environmental reviews completed by…


Avoiding an ‘American Nightmare’—Cybersecurity Initiatives in the Power Sector

Cyberattacks on the U.S. energy system threaten our national security and way of life. While the sources of such risks may be debatable, the threats are real and the potential…


Missouri v. Biden: The Benefits and Costs of Carbon Emissions

The Biden administration in February announced that for the remainder of 2021, federal agencies will conduct regulatory and environmental analyses assuming that the global “social cost” of emitting carbon dioxide…


Crisis Management for Utilities: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for business. Utilities have had to quickly overcome the challenges associated with this crisis, without letting critical services such as heat, water, and…


Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition…