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Trump's Drilling Ban Also Blocks Offshore Wind
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President Trump’s action to ban oil and gas drilling off the East Coast and through much of the Gulf of Mexico also eliminates leases for offshore wind farms, according to…


EPA Loosens Limits on Coal Plant Effluent Discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that revises regulations for coal-fired power plants, a move that will limit the number of generation facilities that could incur…


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…