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December
21

Meeting: Federal Energy Regulatory Committee (FERC)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

A Commission meeting will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (Room 2C) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Headquarters, 888 First St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20426. The meeting is open to the public, and a free live webcast is available. All webcasts are archived for 3 months.

December
15

Comment Deadline: EPA Repeal of Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (Clean Power Plan)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The EPA welcomes comment on the legal interpretation addressed in this proposed rulemaking. 

November 10, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 4 – November 10

In this week's Energy SciPol weekly, a source of energy called "Quark Fusion", the impacts of Hurricane Maria, the costs of wind and solar are falling, and a Puerto Rico-specific energy policy. 

First Look: Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (Public Law 115-4, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy

Repeals a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public disclosure of payments made by oil, gas, and mining companies to governments if in excess of $100,000 a year.

Updated last November 9, 2017
for the 02/14/2017 version of HJRes 41 (Public Law No: 115-4)
November 3, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, October 28 – November 3

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, new solar farms in Southern California; St. Louis votes for clean power; why oil rich countries are using renewables; and global oil and gas market shrinks.

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