New Regulations for Electric Utilities Expected
Rostker, David, The Small Business Advocate
To implement the goals of the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue a number of new rules in the next two years to govern operations of electric utilities. These will significantly affect their operations and, consequently, electricity prices for the rest of the economy.
EPA has agreed to court-ordered deadlines to propose and finalize three rules:
* Air toxics emission standards for electricity generating units (EGUs) under Clean Air Act section 112,
* Greenhouse gas emission standards for EGUs under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, and
* New requirements for cooling water intake structures under section …
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Publication information: Article title: New Regulations for Electric Utilities Expected. Contributors: Rostker, David - Author. Magazine title: The Small Business Advocate. Volume: 30. Issue: 2 Publication date: March 2011. Page number: 4. © US Small Business Administration Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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