The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill tomorrow that would change the way the Clean Air Act is administered. The bill is called TRAIN for short—the long name is the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act of 2011. TRAIN began as a bill to require analysis… Continue reading House Vote Expected Friday on Bill to Delay Air Regulations
Two bills to delay EPA air regulations cleared a subcommittee in the House of Representatives today. After two hours of spirited debate, the legislation advanced with no significant changes. The two bills target pending EPA rules to reduce air emissions from boilers and cement manufacturers. GOP members on the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power… Continue reading Bills to Delay Air Rules Clear Congressional Subcommittee
Electricity rates will be going up, but no one yet is sure exactly how much. Power company officials testified before a Metro Council committee today about the effect environmental regulations will have on ratepayers. There are a host of federal air regulations that have been issued this year or are expected soon. Combined with a… Continue reading LG&E Outlines Potential Rate Increases to Metro Council
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Kentucky Utilities one-point-four million dollars for Clean Air Act violations. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, the KU plant failed install the required pollution controls.