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Co-ops Speak Out on CO2 Proposal

By Cathy Cash | ECT Staff Writer Published: July 29th, 2014

To sustain affordable and reliable electricity for rural America, the Environmental Protection Agency must rethink its proposed greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants, cooperative leaders told the agency. “The EPA's energy plan goes too far, too fast, jeopardizing the well-being of millions of American families in the process,” said John Novak, head of the... Read more

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Consumer Outreach

Colo. Co-op Gives Power a New Face

Published: July 29th, 2014

There was a special guest at the 73rd annual meeting of Mountain View Electric Association this year: a six-foot tall silver character named Power. But Power isn’t a toy. He’s the face of a new multimedia... Read more

Environmental Regulation, Top Story

Co-ops Speak Out on CO2 Proposal

Published: July 29th, 2014

To sustain affordable and reliable electricity for rural America, the Environmental Protection Agency must rethink its proposed greenhouse gas rule for existing power plants, cooperative leaders told the agency. “The EPA's energy plan goes too far,... Read more

Transportation Regulation

Rail Delays Imperil G&T Fuel Supply

Published: July 29th, 2014

Persistent railroad delays continue to plague a Wisconsin G&T, and lawmakers want federal regulators to address the problem. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Reps. Tim Walz, D-Minn, and Ron Kind, R-Wis., have asked the Surface Transportation... Read more

Environmental Regulation

Coal State Senators Wary of EPA Rule

Published: July 29th, 2014

Senators from coal states questioned Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on the ramifications of a proposed carbon dioxide standard for existing power plants. “States like Nebraska that receive a majority of their electricity from coal-fired... Read more

Business & Finance

Montana Co-op Exits Bankruptcy

Published: July 29th, 2014

A Montana electric cooperative will exit bankruptcy by paying its secured creditors $21 million, liquidating a 46-megawatt power plant, and eventually disbanding. Under a plan that projects four years of rate stability to its four remaining... Read more

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