On August 3, EPA released the final Clean Power Plan to reduce CO2 emissions from existing power plants, as well as CO2 performance standards for new power plants and a proposed federal implementation plan and model trading rules. In the attached newsletter, we provide a high-level overview of these rulemakings and next steps.
Additionally, Spiegel is pleased to announce the launch of its new blog, Considering the Grid, an online resource focused on following developments at the intersection of energy and the environment. Spiegel attorneys will maintain this blog to provide resources and status updates in this area, with a current focus on the Clean Power Plan. You can find us at www.consideringthegrid.com, where you can also subscribe to receive notifications of new posts via email.