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DOE Seeks Power Sector’s Input on Bulk-Power Foreign Adversary Rules

The Department of Energy (DOE) wants the electric power industry to help the DOE draft rules that will prohibit the U.S. bulk-power electric system from using equipment sourced from, or…


EPA Curbs State Review of Energy Projects

The Trump administration on June 1 moved to limit the ability of individual states to use provisions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to block energy projects, a potential win…


Trump Expands Regulatory Rollback, Including for Power, Amid Economic Fallout
Clean Power Plan

President Trump in a new executive order (EO) has directed federal agencies to rescind, modify, waive, or provide exemptions from regulatory requirements that may inhibit economic recovery.  The Executive Order…


Trump Ban on Foreign Bulk Power Equipment Triggers New Uncertainty

Declaring a national emergency over threats to the U.S. bulk power system (BPS), President Trump in an executive order (EO) on May 1 issued a sweeping ban on transactions by…


Groups File Legal Challenges to ACE Rule

Legal challenges to the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule began in earnest April 17, as more than two dozen states and cities, along with several environmental activist groups,…