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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. 

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.

September 29, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, September 23 – September 29

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, potential new drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; DOE funding for carbon capture technologies; the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico's energy grid; and getting energy from evaporating water.

September 15, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, September 9 – September 15

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, China's decision to gradually switch to only electric cars; the "race" between nuclear and other forms of renewable energy; long-term impacts of Hurricane Harvey; and potentially undervaluing solar energy.

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