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 – 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
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