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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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Recovery

FEMA Regs Pose Co-op Challenges

Published: July 31st, 2014

Federal assistance and reimbursement to repair damage stemming from natural disasters are never a certainty for electric cooperatives, even when their communities are covered by presidential disaster declarations, based on recent decisions by regulators. “FEMA is... Read more

Co-op News

Salmonson Wins NREDA Award

Published: July 31st, 2014

A longtime co-op developer has won a national leadership award for her efforts to improve the quality of life and create economic growth in rural South Dakota. Linda Salmonson, manager of economic development at East River... Read more

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, D-Wis., have asked the Surface Transportation... Read more

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