We Can Have Both a Reliable Grid and a Cleaner Environment

Dec 9, 2013 by John Moore Opponents of power plant pollution control standards waved the red herring of grid reliability at a congressional hearing last week where they seized on a comment by a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member, who warned of the possibility of “rolling blackouts” from potential power shortfalls in the coal-heavy Midwest. In truth, with thoughtful grid planning…

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Building a Clean Energy Future: Transmission Is One Piece of the Puzzle

Dec 3, 2013 by Seth Kaplan Seth Kaplan is Vice President for Policy and Climate Advocacy at the Conservation Law Foundation. Dealing with the fundamental challenge of global warming and ending the direct and painful impact of fossil fuel-fired power plants on our communities and our families will mean systemic and systematic change to all aspects of our energy system –…

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