Once again, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s 111(d) rulemaking took front and center stage at the NARUC Winter Meetings.
After the November elections, 111(d) moved from the center of discussion at NARUC into being a part of a number of issues.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s 111(d) proposed guidelines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dominated the NARUC Summer Committee meetings.
Do spikes in state regulatory activity and midterm elections overlap?
At the federal, state and local levels a battle is being waged and there seems to be no middle ground.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Winter Committee Meetings presented an interesting blend of discussion concerning both long-standing issues and more recent “hot topics.” Depending on the room you were in it either felt like you were at the Renaissance Washington Hotel… or “Hotel California.”
If you wait for proposed regulations to be published in state registers or in many cases even wait for board or commission agendas to announce regulatory activity, you may be too late to effectively advocate for your company’s or association’s interests. You may have been searching for regs in all the wrong places.