Southern Co. CEO decries EPA 'overreach' on emissions in earnings call
Southern Co. Chief Executive Officer Tom Fanning said there is "significant" opportunity to amend U.S. EPA's proposed rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants because the agency has greatly overstepped its boundaries.
PSEG CEO wants EPA credit for slashing methane leaks, boosting electric vehicles
Public Service Enterprise Group CEO Ralph Izzo wants U.S. EPA to allow states to count promoting electric vehicles and the replacement of leaky cast-iron natural gas pipelines as ways to satisfy the agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
McConnell denounces EPA hearings as 'sham'
The Senate's top Republican continued his offensive today against U.S. EPA for regulations that he said had caused "a literal depression" in coal-dependent parts of his state.
R&D office struggles to define its mission in climate initiative
As U.S EPA promotes its landmark plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at existing power plants, the agency's research office is struggling to define its climate change mission.
Witnesses rumble over EPA power rule's consequences
A House panel today tussled over whether U.S. EPA's premier greenhouse gas rule is an illegal effort by the Obama administration to reshape the electric power system or a stimulus for new industries.
Entergy questions EPA's 'complex' carbon proposal
U.S. EPA's proposal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants may not achieve what its backers hope because of its complicated design, the head of Entergy Corp. said yesterday.