Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Remote issues: Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP) Energy Task Force sent its regional energy transition report to Gov. Whitmer last week. This has been a big effort in Michigan covering a range of energy and environmental challenges. The report contained 16 recommendations “that […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* A doddering giant: The National Regulatory Research Institute is the research arm of the National  Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners; a straight-laced team, all of whom wear sensible shoes. In a new report NRRI takes a close look at electric generation […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Climate-smart ideas needed: On January 27, President Biden issued an Executive Order on “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” The EO laid out a series of actions for Federal Agencies regarding mitigation and resilience. The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Maintaining Fisheries: NOAA seeks recommendations on how to make fisheries and protected resources more resilient to climate change, including changes in management and conservation measures, and improvements in science, monitoring, and cooperative research. This effort is in response to the January 27 […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* From the 17th Century to the 20th? Maybe the 21st?: FERC announced it will hold a workshop next month to take public comments on establishing an “Office of Public Participation” which would ‘‘coordinate assistance to the public with respect to […]

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