Comply

FERC to Seek Public Input on Regulations

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) said Monday it would comply with an executive order from President Obama, directing it and other independent agencies to gain public input for assessing and streamlining federal regulations.

July 13, 2011

Energy Transfer Warns Southern Union

The war of words continued on Wednesday between Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) and the object of its merger affections, Southern Union Co.

June 30, 2011

AEP to Retire 6,000 MW of Coal-Fired Generation

In an effort to comply with a series of regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), American Electric Power (AEP) on Thursday announced a $6-8 billion plan to retire nearly 6,000 MW of coal-fueled power generation, upgrade or install advanced emissions reduction equipment on another 10,100 MW, refuel 1,070 MW of coal generation as 932 MW of natural gas capacity and build 1,220 MW of gas-fueled generation by the end of the decade.

June 13, 2011

AEP to Retire 6,000 MW of Coal-Fired Generation, Add Gas Units

In an effort to comply with a series of regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), American Electric Power (AEP) on Thursday announced a $6-8 billion plan to retire nearly 6,000 MW of coal-fueled power generation, upgrade or install advanced emissions reduction equipment on another 10,100 MW, refuel 1,070 MW of coal generation as 932 MW of natural gas capacity and build 1,220 MW of gas-fueled generation by the end of the decade.

June 13, 2011

Texas Regulators, Industry Question EPA Diesel Fuel Fracking Rules

Language included in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT) relating to the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) “is extremely unclear and is open to interpretation,” making it unclear if the use of diesel fuel in fracking operations would be a violation of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), according to a Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) spokesman.

February 4, 2011

Colorado’s CBM Operators Given Reprieve on Groundwater Rules

Colorado’s coalbed methane (CBM) producers will have another year to comply with new state groundwater regulations under legislation signed by Gov. Bill Ritter last week.

June 8, 2009

Colorado’s CBM Operators Given Reprieve on Groundwater Rules

Colorado’s coalbed methane (CBM) producers will have another year to comply with new state groundwater regulations under legislation signed by Gov. Bill Ritter this week.

June 5, 2009

Supreme Court Ruling a Blow to Coal-Burning Plants

The U.S. Supreme Court last Monday let stand a lower court ruling that would require coal-burning generation facilities to comply with the strictest emission controls for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants (HAP).

March 2, 2009

FERC: Pipes Risk Penalties if Fail to File Contract Deviations

FERC last Wednesday warned interstate natural gas pipelines that they face the risk of stiff penalties if they fail to comply with the agency’s requirement to report transportation contracts containing deviations from their pro forma open-access tariffs.

October 27, 2008

FERC: Pipes Risk Penalties for Failing to File Contract Deviations

FERC Wednesday warned interstate natural gas pipelines that they face the risk of penalties if they fail to comply with the agency’s requirement to report transportation contracts containing deviations from their pro forma open-access tariffs.

October 23, 2008