Regulatory and Legislative Issues

Regulatory Issues

ERCC Comments: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants From Coal and Oil-Fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units and Standards of Performance for Fossil-Fuel-Fired Electric Utility, Industrial-Commercial-Institutional, and Small Industrial-Commercial-Institutional Steam Generating Units (Utility MACT), August 4, 2011 read

Executive Order 13563 - In an encouraging step towards promoting more economically-sound regulations, President Obama issued Executive Order 13563 on January 18, 2011 which instructed Federal agencies to protect public health and our environment while promoting economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation.

Legislative Issues

Senate Committee on Environmental & Public Works Hearing on “The Clean Air Act and Public Health”, June 15, 2011

Statement by Senator James M. Inhofe, Ranking Minority Member
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Senator James Dr. Harvey Brenner, Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of North Texas – Testimony
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Cathy Woollums, Senior Vice President and Chief Environmental Counsel, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company – Testimony
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House Committee on Government Reform Hearing on “Lights Out: How EPA Regulations Threaten Affordable Power,” July 26, 2011

Mike Carey, President, Ohio Coal Association – Testimony
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Janet Henry, General Counsel, American Electrical Power Deputy - Testimony
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ERCC Director Scott Segal’s Statement at Public Hearing on National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants from Coal-and Oil-fired Electric Utility Steam Generating Units,
Philadelphia, PA, May 24, 2011
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Former EPA Official Jeff Holmstead Testimony on Cost-Justifying Regulations at House Judiciary Committee Hearing,
May 4, 2011
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House Energy & Commerce Committee on Recent EPA Rulemakings Relating to Boilers, Cement Manufacturing Plants, and Utilities, April 15, 2011

Tom Fanning, CEO, Southern Company - Testimony
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Tony Early, CEO, DTE - Testimony
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Empower Consumers Director Daryl Basset Statement to House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment on Panel Allocation Policies to Assist and Benefit Consumers,
April 23, 2009
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