In the news today…
- Thanks to The Johnstown Tribune Democrat (PA) and The Huntington Herald Dispatch (WVa.) for carrying my op-ed arguing the EPA’s suite of rules targeting the coal fleet is undermining grid reliability.
- E&E Daily reports Garrett Graves is floating more energy provisions in debt limit talks.
- The Minn Post reports that the fate of Rep. Stauber’s mine permitting bill rests on debt limit talks.
- E&E News reports USGS rejects effort to make copper a critical mineral.
- The Washington Post reports on the fight over a potential monument near the Grand Canyon to prohibit uranium mining.
- EnergyWire reports DOE’s Jigar Shah says the LPO’s loan to Syrah Resources is likely to lose money.
- E&E Daily reports the House Judiciary Committee will vote on legislation to give Congress more power over rulemaking.
- The New York Times reports a heat wave and blackout would send hundreds- of-thousands of Americans to the ER in some cities. A growing concern with eroding grid reliability.
- Reuters reports the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission aims to finalize its plan to speed up the process of connecting power projects to the grid over the coming months, FERC Chairman Willie Phillips said on Tuesday, calling the issue his top priority.