President signs executive order to review Clean Power Plan

President signs executive order to review Clean Power Plan

March 31, 2017 President Trump signed an executive order March 28 directing the Environmental Protection Agency to begin reviewing the Clean Power Plan as well as other greenhouse gas regulations for the power Read More
CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

November 30, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump vows to scrap Clean Power Plan, end war on coal As we enter the final month of 2016 and look forward to a new year, I am Read More
Small victory for coal

Small victory for coal

November 2, 2016 Court orders EPA to evaluate impact of its regulations on coal industry By Jeannine Anderson, American Public Power Association, reprinted with permission News Editor In an Oct. 17 ruling, a Read More
CEO’s Report: The Certainty of Regulation

CEO’s Report: The Certainty of Regulation

September 1, 2016 If there’s one certainty in the electric utility industry, it’s the uncertainty of regulation. Regulation is a reality we must live with, but because it is constantly changing and evolving, Read More
CEO’s Report: June 2016

CEO’s Report: June 2016

June 1, 2016 We began working on Heartland’s strategic plan nearly one year ago, gathering employee and board input and putting together a general outline of the plan. After working on the plan Read More
CEO’s Report – April 2016

CEO’s Report – April 2016

April 4, 2016 Members of Heartland’s staff and board of directors recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the American Public Power Association Legislative Rally. The rally is held each year to give Read More
CEO’s Report – U.S. Supreme Court halts Clean Power Plan for judicial review

CEO’s Report – U.S. Supreme Court halts Clean Power Plan for judicial review

March 1, 2016 The electric utility industry gained a victory with the Supreme Court’s recent vote to put the Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule on hold while the court Read More
CEO’s Report – Stay on Clean Power Plan denied, opposition continues

CEO’s Report – Stay on Clean Power Plan denied, opposition continues

February 1, 2016 On January 21, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied motions filed by states and industry, including the American Public Power Association, that sought to Read More
States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

States ask Supreme Court to put Clean Power Plan on hold

January 28, 2016 By Jeannine Anderson, News Editor, American Public Power Association From the January 28, 2016 issue of Public Power Daily; Originally published January 27, 2016 Reprinted with permission Twenty-five states on Jan. 26 Read More
2015 Recap: Evolving to meet customer needs

2015 Recap: Evolving to meet customer needs

January 4, 2016 Over the past several years, one might say the buzz word surrounding Heartland has been transition. From operations to leadership to customer programs–change has been a reoccurring theme. While 2015 Read More