Clean Power Plan final rule published, legal challenges begin

Clean Power Plan final rule published, legal challenges begin

November 3, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency‘s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan rule was published in the Federal Register October 23, opening a 60-day window for states, utilities and others opposed to the rule to Read More
Senate Majority Leader says Congress could block Clean Power Plan

Senate Majority Leader says Congress could block Clean Power Plan

May 8, 2015 By Paul Cimapoli, News Director, American Public Power Association From the May 7 issue of Public Power Daily Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently said that Congress could utilize Read More
Clean Power Plan continues to draw controversy

Clean Power Plan continues to draw controversy

May 2, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, the rule proposed by the agency in June 2014, continues to stir debate.  The rule would require states to cut carbon dioxide emissions Read More
Madelia to host portion of MMUA Generation School

Madelia to host portion of MMUA Generation School

April 2, 2015 Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) recently shared details for the 2015 Generation School training event, to be held April 14-16 in multiple locations. MMUA’s annual event will feature expert instructions Read More
Heartland attends municipal leadership conferences

Heartland attends municipal leadership conferences

March 3, 2015 The geography may be different, but the concerns are similar for utilities in both Minnesota and Iowa. Several issues were discussed recently at both the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association Legislative Read More
FERC details reliability, infrastructure questions for Western conference on EPA plan

FERC details reliability, infrastructure questions for Western conference on EPA plan

February 2, 2015 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Jan. 26 released details about a conference it has scheduled for February in Denver, Colorado, that will examine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Read More