Since joining the Commission in July 2010, LaFleur has focused attention on strengthening reliability and grid security, promoting regional transmission planning, and supporting a clean and diverse power supply.
A shale boom in the U.S. that’s led to lower natural gas prices and higher energy efficiency will act as a bridge to cleaner burning fuels, Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency head, said.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation announced a series of bi-partisan recommendations aimed at improving the efficiency of goods movement and strengthening the U.S. economy.
A new study by Siemens finds that while global electric-power demand is set to rise another 50% by 2030, net CO2 emissions could actually fall from current levels if coal-fired plants were replaced by natural gas-fired power.
Environmental advocacy groups and industrial groups are taking different views on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that mostly denied industry petitions to overturn EPA authority to mandate limits on GHG emissions.
For the past year, the company has used internal resources to develop and test an innovative technology as the basis for a series of commercial products that could provide long-term solutions to these proposed regulations in order to stabilize effluents.