Resources

For those interested in learning more about the EPA’s climate rule, we have compiled a trove of resources about the regulation. Topics include: selected testimony from recent congressional hearings; letters and statements from governors, attorneys general, and other stakeholders; analyses from respected legal scholars; op-eds and editorials from policy and legal experts; studies and white papers detailing economic and reliability impacts; and public comments submitted to EPA from state agencies and other stakeholders. Click the tabs below to explore these resources.

The EPA has published the final rule for new generation sources (111b), the final rule for existing generation sources (111d), the proposed model federal plan, and guidance on state plan submissions as well as other guidance materials.


Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

Economy-wide Implications of President Obama’s Air Agenda – September 29, 2015

Economy-wide Implications of President Obama’s Air Agenda, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Acting EPA Administrator for Air & Radiation Janet McCabe, Testimony

Road to Paris: Examining the President’s International Climate Agenda and Implications for Domestic Environmental Policy – July 8, 2015

Road to Paris: Examining the President’s International Climate Agenda and Implications for Domestic Environmental Policy, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee

Jeffrey Holmstead, Bracewell & Giuliani, Testimony

Impacts of CPP on Electricity Costs — June 23, 2015

The Impacts of EPA’s proposed Carbon Regulations on Electricity Costs for American Businesses, Rural Communities and Families, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee

Legal Implications of the Clean Power Plan — May 5, 2015

Legal Implications of the Clean Power Plan, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee

Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma Attorney General, Testimony

Roger R. Martella, Jr., Sidley Austin LLP, Legal Implications of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Existing Source Performance Standard for Utilities: Whether, How and When the Courts Will Undo It

Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney General, Testimony

Impacts in West Virginia — March 23, 2015

Hearing to Examine Impacts of EPA’s Carbon Regulations in Coal-dependent West Virginia, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee

Charles Patton, President and Chief Operating Officer Appalachian Power Company, Impacts of EPA’s Carbon Regulations in Coal-Dependent West Virginia, Testimony

Charles “Chuck” Farmer, Owner and President Rouster Wire, Rope, and Rigging, Impacts of U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Small Business, Testimony

Eugene M. Trisko, United Mine Workers of America, AFL-CIO, Impacts of U.S. EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan, Testimony

Examining State Perspectives — March 11, 2015

Examining State Perspectives of the EPA’s proposed carbon dioxide emissions rule for existing power Plants, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee

Todd Parfitt, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Director, State Regulators’ Perspectives on the Clean Power Plan, Testimony

Ellen Nowak, Wisconsin Public Service Commission Chairperson, State Regulators’ Perspectives on the Clean Power Plan, Testimony

Thomas Easterly, Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner, State Regulators’ Perspectives on the Clean Power Plan, Testimony

Examining Climate Change Threats — July 29, 2014

Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change, Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee

Raymond J. Keating, Chief Economist Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, Testimony

Bjorn Lomborg, Testimony

House Committee on Energy & Commerce

EPA’s CO2 Regulations for New and Existing Plants – October 7, 2015

EPA’s CO2 Regulations for New and Existing Plants, House Energy & Commerce Committee, Energy & Power Subcommittee

, Acting EPA Administrator for Air & Radiation Janet McCabe Testimony

EPA’s 111(d) Rule, Ratepayer Protection Act – April 14, 2015

EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants, and H.R. __, Ratepayer Protection Act, House Energy & Commerce Committee, Energy & Power Subcommittee

Eugene M. Trisko, Energy Economist and Attorney, Impacts of energy costs on American families, Testimony

Lisa Johnson, CEO and General Manager Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., Testimony

Kevin Sunday, Manager, Government Affairs, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Testimony

Paul N. Cicio, President, Industrial Energy Consumers of America, Testimony

EPA’s 111(d) Rule, Legal and Cost Issues – March 17, 2015

EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants: Legal and Cost Issues, House Energy & Commerce Committee, Energy & Power Subcommittee

Lawrence H. Tribe, Carl M. Lobe University Professor, Harvard University and Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School, Testimony

Allison Wood, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP, Testimony

Craig Butler, Director, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Testimony

Donald Van Der Vaart, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Testimony

State Perspectives on CPP – September 9, 2014

State Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan, House Energy & Commerce Committee, Energy & Power Subcommittee

FERC Perspectives on CPP – July 29, 2014

FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges, House Energy & Commerce Committee, Energy & Power Subcommittee

Tony Clark, FERC Commissioner, Testimony

House Committee on Natural Resources

Obama Administration’s Revised Draft Guidance for GHG Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change — May 13, 2015

Oversight Hearing on “The Obama Administration’s CEQ Recently Revised Draft Guidance for GHG Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change,” Hearing, House Natural Resources Committee

Roger R. Martella, Jr. Sidley Austin LLP, A Hard Look at the Administration’s Revised Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change under NEPA Law and Practice: Five Key Things to Fix, Testimony

John R. Christy, Distinguished Professor and Director of the Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville, CEQ Draft Guidance for GHG Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change, Testimony

House Committee on Small Business, Agriculture, Energy and Trade Subcommittee

President’s Climate Action Plan — July 18, 2013

The President’s Climate Action Plan: What Is the Impact on Small Businesses?, House Small Business Committee, Agriculture, Energy, & Trade Subcommittee

Mike Kezar, San Miguel Electric Cooperative Inc,. Testimony

House Committee on Science Space & Technology

How EPA’s Power Plan Will Shut Down Power Plants – September 11, 2015

State Perspectives: How EPA’s Power Plan Will Shut Down Power Plants, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Environment Subcommittee

Dr. Bryan Shaw, Chairman, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Testimony

Craig Butler, Director, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Testimony

Jason Eisdorfer, Utility Program Director, Oregon Public Utility Commission, Testimony

Examining EPA’s Regulatory Overreach – July 9, 2015

Examining EPA’s Regulatory Overreach, House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Testimony

EIA Report: Analysis of the Impacts of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan — June 24, 2015

U.S. Energy Information Administration Report: Analysis of the Impacts of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, House Science, Space, & Technology Committee, Environment Subcommittee

Statement of the Chamber of Commerce, Testimony

Kevin Dayaratna, The Heritage Foundation, The Economic Impact of the Clean Power Plan, Testimony

EPA Regulatory Overreach — June 4, 2015

EPA Regulatory Overreach: Impacts on American Competitiveness, House Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Ross Eisenberg, National Association of Manufactures, Testimony

William L. Kovacs, Chamber of Commerce, Statement of the Chamber of Commerce, Testimony before the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee

EPA’s Carbon Plan — July 30, 2014

EPA’s Carbon Plan: Failure by Design, House Science, Space, & Technology Committee

Jeffrey Holmstead, Bracewell & Giuliani, Testimony

Charles D. McConnell, Energy and Environment Initiative, Rice University, Testimony

Greg Sopkin, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, Testimony

Mitch McConnell, letter to the National Governors Association calling on governors to stop work on the CPP, March 21, 2016

Attorneys General Reactions to Stay

Attorney General Luther Strange (AL), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (AR), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Mark Brnovich (AZ), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman (CO), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Sam Olens (GA), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Greg Zoeller (IN), February 10, 2016

Attorney General Derek Schmidt (KS), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Andy Beshear (KY), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry (LA), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Bill Schuette (MI), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Chris Koster (MO), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Tim Fox (MT), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (ND), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Doug Peterson (NE), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Paul Laxalt (NV), February 24, 2016

Attorney General Mike DeWine (OH), February 10, 2016

Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt (OK), February 10, 2016

Attorney General Alan Wilson (SC), February 10, 2016

Attorney General Marty Jackley (SD), February 10, 2016

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes (UT), February 10, 2016

Attorney General Brad Schimel (WI), February 9, 2016

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (WV), February 9, 2016

Senator Joe Manchin (WV), letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, November 9, 2015

44 Minnesota State Representatives, letter to Attorney General Lori Swanson, September 29, 2015

Coalition Letter to Governor Rick Snyder, September 14, 2015

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman (CO), in the Denver Post, August 29, 2015

Ohio EPA Director Craig Butler, statement on the final rule, August, 2015

NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Donald van der Vaart, in The Raleigh News & Observer, August 14, 2015

Sixteen State Attorneys General, letter requesting Administrative Stay on final rule, August 5, 2015

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (WV), in The Charleston Gazette, July 27, 2015

Governor Phil Bryant (MS), letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, July 23, 2015

Governor Matt Meade (WY), in The Casper Star Tribune, July 10, 2015

Governor Bobby Jindal (LA), in the New York Times, July 2, 2015

Governor Michael Pence (IN), letter to President Obama, June 24, 2015

Attorney General Ken Paxton (TX), Statement on EPA rule, June 22, 2015

West Virginia Congressional Delegation, letter to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, June 2, 2015

Governor Scott Walker (WI), letter to President Obama, May 21, 2015

Governor Greg Abbott (TX), Governor Abbott Meets With Senators McConnell, Cornyn And Cruz To Discuss Texas Response To EPA Overreach, May 7, 2015

Governor Mary Fallin (OK), Executive order directing state agencies not to create an emission reduction plan, April 28, 2015

Rep. Kevin Cramer (ND), letter to Governor Jack Dalrymple, April 21, 2015

Senator Mitch McConnell (KY), letter to Nation’s Governors, March 19, 2015

Fifteen State Governors, letter to President Obama raising concerns about CPP, September 9, 2014


Legal Action

West Virginia, et al. v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Amici Curiae filed by Members of Congress, February 23, 2016

Opening Brief of Petitioners, February 19, 2016

Order Granting Stay, February 9, 2016

Filed stay application with the Supreme Court, January 26, 2016

Original Filing, October 23, 2015

North Dakota v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Order Granting Stay, February 9, 2016

Original Filing, October 23, 2015

Mississippi v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Original Filing, November 5, 2015

Oklahoma v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Original Filing, October 23, 2015

18 States form Coalition to Support EPA , November 4, 2015 (New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Massachusetts, Virginia, the District of Columbia)

14 Attorneys General, Freedom of Information Act Request concerning EPA’s communications with the Office of the Federal Register regarding the Publication of the Clean Power Plan, October 6, 2015

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, letter requesting Administrative Stay of final rule, September 2, 2015

Governor John Kasich, letter requesting Administrative Stay of final rule, August 28, 2015

Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, letter requesting Administrative Stay of final rule, August 20, 2015

15 States Request for Stay of Final Rule

Petition, August 13, 2015

West Virginia, et. al. v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Original Filing, August 1, 2014

Final Brief for West Virginia, et. al., March 4, 2015

Final Brief for EPA, March 4, 2015

Final Amici Curiae Brief of States Supporting EPA, March 4, 2015

Murray Energy Corporation v. US Environmental Protection Agency

Original Filing, June 18, 2014

Final Brief for Murray Energy Corp., March 9, 2015

Final Brief for EPA, March 9, 2015

Final Amici Curiae Brief of Trade Associations Supporting Murray Energy Corp, March 9, 2015

Final Amici Curiae Brief of States Supporting Murray Energy Corp, March 9, 2015

Final Amici Curiae Brief of States Supporting EPA, March 9, 2015

Legal Analysis

Austin, Sidley, Effect of Supreme Court Stay on Clean Power Plan Deadlines, Sidley Austin LLP, March 2,2016

Bravender, Robin, Clean Power Plan: Litigation 101, E&E News, January 4,2016

Gifford, Sopkin, and Larson,The New Building Block 3 and the Final Rule: EPA’s significantly increased renewable energy assumptions drive more stringent standards, WBK Law, August, 2015

Will Yeatman, EPA’s Clean Power Plan Overreach, Competitive Enterprise Institute, July 28, 2015

Roger Martella, Potential Enforcement Implications and Liabilities Associated with EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas ESPS Rule, Sidley Austin, LLP, Summer 2015

Rivkin, DeLaquil, and Grossman, Does EPA’s Clean Power Plan Proposal Violate the State’s Sovereign Rights?, Federalist Society, June 15, 2015

Gifford, Sopkin, and Larson, EPA’s CO2 Rule and the Common Elements Approach, WBK Law, April, 2015

David Schnare, EPA’s Clean Power Plan Is a Paper Tiger and Uses a Strategy Relying on Empty Threats Against Utilities, Governors and State Legislators, Energy and Environment Legal Institute, February, 2015

Roger Martella, The Legal Scrutiny Surrounding 111d: Will it Survive or Stumble?, Environmental Law Reporter, December, 2014

Glaser, McGuffey, and Gaines, EPA’s Section 111(d) Carbon Rule” What if States Just Said No?, Federalist Society, November, 2014

Peter Glaser, Why The EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” Is Legally Invalid, Troutman Sanders LLP, June 5, 2014

Nicholas Loris, Eliminating the path to energy poverty, The Heritage Foundation, September 30, 2015

Terry Jarrett, The EPA’s Clean Power Plan Oversteps Federal Authority, RealClearEnergy, September 29, 2015

Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY), New name, but still ‘cap and trade’, The Hill, September 29, 2015

Heath Knakmuhs, Winners and Losers from EPA Carbon Regulations, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, September, 2015

States Show Best Path to Reject Obama’s Carbon Rule, AEA, September 17, 2015

Penny Starr, Environmental Expert Informs Lawmaker: CO2 ‘Does Not Have Health Impacts’, CNS News, September 15, 2015

10 Myths Behind Submitting a State Implementation Plan (SIP), AEA, September 3, 2015

Ned Mamula, EPA’s Clean Power Plan is the Biggest Threat to US Energy Renaissance, Cato Institute, September 3, 2015

Chuck DeVore, What Does the Clean Power Plan Have in Store? Don’t Count Out Electron Laundering, Forbes, September 2, 2015

For Minorities, Obama’s Clean Power Plan is Justice Denied, AEA, August 21, 2015

“Climate Effects” of EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, August, 2015

Obama’s Carbon Rule Could Cause Thousands of Premature Deaths, AEA, August 12, 2015

Tim Echols, EPA’s ‘Clean Power Plan’ is a mistake, Atlanta Business Chronicle, August 5, 2015

Alex Fitzsimmons, Obama’s Final Carbon Rule Combines Fake Carrots and a Big Stick, Institute for Energy Research, August 4, 2015

Climate Change Putsch, Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2015

Christopher Douglas, Michigan Leaders Should Reject EPA’s Carbon Rule, M Live, August 3, 2015

10 Reasons States Should Not Submit a State Plan, AEA, July 23, 2015

Terry Jarrett, State utility commissioners should fight the Clean Power Plan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 6, 2015

Harry Alford, National Black Chamber of Commerce, The EPA vs Pennsylvania’s minorities, June 24, 2015

Mario Loyola, Federal Coercion and the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, The Atlantic, May 17, 2015

Mark Bryce, The Clean Power Plan Is No Climate Fix, Manhattan Institute, April 29, 2015

Kenneth Hill, Why States Should Boycott the Federal Clean Power Plan, Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2015

The State Electricity Revolt, Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2015

EPA’s Unprecedented Power Grab, National Affairs, Spring 2015

Scott Segal, Bracewell & Giuliani’s Segal says ‘just say no’ a political play with legal teeth, E&E News, March 31, 2015

Steve Goreham, States Should Defy Unlawful EPA Carbon Dioxide Rules, Heartland Institute, March 19, 2015

Dan Byers, The EPA’s Dirty Clean Power Plan Secret, RealClearEnergy, March 16, 2015

Tom Tanton, EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Legal? Maybe. Effective and Equitable? Hardly., Reason Foundation, January 6, 2015

Laurence Tribe, The EPA’s Clean Power Plan Is Unconstitutional, Wall Street Journal, December 22, 2014

Scott Pruitt, EPA’s Clean Power Plan is Wrong for States, The Hill, December 16, 2014

US Chamber, How the Final Clean Power Plan Uses Unreasonable Renewable Energy Assumptions to Increase the Stringency of State Emission Requirements, January 2016

NERC, Reliability Considerations for Clean Power Plan Development, January 2016

Energy Ventures Analysis, EPA’s Clean Power Plan: an Economic Impact Analysis, November 2015

NERA, Energy and Consumer Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan, November 7, 2015

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Obama’s Carbon Mandate: An Account of Collusion, Cutting Corners, and Costing Americans Billions, Majority Staff Report, August 4, 2015

NRECA, Affordable Electricity: Rural America’s Economic Lifeline, July 27, 2015

The Heritage Foundation, The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer, July 7, 2015

Black Chamber of Commerce, Potential Impact of Proposed EPA Regulations on Low Income Groups and Minorities, June 2015

Energy Information Administration, Analysis of the Impacts of the Clean Power Plan, May 22, 2015

PJM, PJM Economic Analysis of the EPA Clean Power Plan, May 2, 2015

Electric Reliability Coordinating Council, EPA’s Clean Power Plan: a Clear Threat to Electric Reliability, February 18, 2015

The Heritage Foundation, Climate Agenda Will Hit Manufacturing: State by State Analysis, February 17, 2015

Institute for Energy Research, Assessing Emerging Policy Threats to the U.S. Power Grid, February, 2015

National Mining Association, EPA’s Costly Power Plan Governors Have a Better Choice

North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Potential Reliability Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan, November 2014

American Legislative Exchange Council, States are Engaging EPA on Clean Power Plan, November 2014

Energy Ventures Analysis, Energy Market Impacts of Recent Federal Regulations on the Electric Power Sector, November 2014, Impact of EPA Clean Power Plan by State

NERA, Potential Energy Impacts of the EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan, October 2014

Competitive Enterprise Institute, EPA’s Illegitimate Climate Rule, July 28, 2014


Joint Comments or Organizations

Joint State Comments on the Federal Implementation Plan, January 21, 2016 (West Virginia, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Mississippi, New Jersey, and North Carolina)

Joint State Comments on the Clean Power Plan , December 1, 2014 (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington)

Environmental Council of the States (ECOS)

Alexandra Dapolito Dun, Esq., ECOS Executive Director and General Counsel, Comments on Clean Power Plan Federal Implementation Plan, January 21, 2016

Robert J. Martineau, ECOS President, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Midcontinent States Environmental and Energy Regulators (MSEER)

Douglas Scott, Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission on behalf of the Midcontinent States Environmental and Energy Regulators (MSEER), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 21, 2014 (Signed by representatives from Illinois Commerce Commission, Wisconsin Public Service Commission, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Missouri Public Service Commission, Arkansas Public Service Commission, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency)

Northern Tier Transmission Group (NTTG)

NTTG, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, September 10, 2014 (representing Idaho Public Utilities Commission, Montana Public Service Commission, Public Utility Commission of Oregon, Utah Public Service Commission, and Wyoming Public Service Commission)

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

RGGI Supplemental Comments, December 1, 2014

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont, RGGI Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 5, 2014

Southwest Power Pool Regional State Committee (SPP RSC)

Donna L. Nelson, Chairman Public Utility Commission of Texas, President, SPP RSC; Patrick H. Lyons, Commissioner New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, Secretary/Treasurer, SPP RSC; Stephen Lichter, Chairman Nebraska Power Review Board, Member, SPP RSC; Steve Stoll, Commissioner Missouri Public Service Commission, Member, SPP RSC, Joint Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 24, 2014

Other

The National Association of Manufacturers, et al., Comments on Proposed Federal Implementation Plan for the Clean Power Plan, January 21, 2016

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NERCA), Comments on Proposed Federal Implementation Plan for the Clean Power Plan, January 21, 2016

American Public Power Association, Comments on Proposed Federal Implementation Plan for the Clean Power Plan, January 21, 2016

The National Mining Association, Comments on Proposed Federal Implementation Plan for the Clean Power Plan, January 21, 2016

Edison Electric Institute, Comments of the Edison Electric Institute, December 1, 2014

American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, Public Comments, December 1, 2014

Alabama

John A. Garner, Executive Director Alabama Public Service Commission, Alabama Public Service Commission Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Alaska

Senator Charlie Huggins et al., Alaska State Legislature, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 8, 2014

Larry Hartig, Commissioner Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation; Robert M. Pickett, Chairman Regulatory Commission of Alaska; Sara Fisher-Goad Executive Director Alaska Energy Authority, State of Alaska’s Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Arizona

Jodi Jerich, ACC Executive Director, Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Alternate link: Final Comments of Arizona Corporation Commission

Arkansas

Ryan Benefield, Interim Director Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), and Colette D. Honorable, Chairman Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC), Arkansas Public Service Commission Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Colorado

Larry Wolk, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment; Joshua Epel, Chairman, Colorado Public Utilities Commission; Jeff Ackerman, Director, Colorado Energy Office, State of Colorado Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Connecticut

Robert J. Klee, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, State of Connecticut Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 28, 2014

Connecticut Public Utilities Commission—see RGGI Comments

Delaware

Ali Mirzakhalili, Director, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, State of Delaware Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Delaware Public Service Commission—see RGGI comments

District of Columbia

Keith A. Anderson, Director, Department of the Environment, and Betty Ann Kane, Chairman, District of Columbia Public Service Commission, Government of DC Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Florida

Art Graham, Chairman, Florida Public Service Commission, Florida Public Service Commission Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Georgia

Stan Wise, Commissioner, Georgia Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, September 3, 2014

Georgia Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, June 18, 2014

Hawaii

Hermina Morita, Chair, Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Idaho

Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy Resources, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Idaho Public Utilities Commission, and Idaho Department of Lands, State of Idaho Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Illinois

Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, State of Illinois Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Illinois Commerce Commission—see MSEER comments

Indiana

Thomas W. Easterly, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Environmental Management; A. David Stippler, Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor; Cameron F. Clark, Executive Director, Indiana Department of Natural Resources; Tristan Vance, Director, Indiana Office of Energy Development; and Carol A. Stephan, Commission Chair, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, State of Indiana Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Iowa

Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Utilities Board, and Iowa Economic Development Authority, State of Iowa Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 12, 2014

Kansas

Kansas Corporation Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, October 29, 2014

Kentucky

Jack Conway, Kentucky Attorney General, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, State of Kentucky Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Louisiana

Louisiana Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Louisiana Public Service Commission, Request for Extension, September 12, 2014

Maine

Maine Public Utilities Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Maryland

Robert M. Summers, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment; and Kelly Speakes-Backman, Commissioner, Maryland Public Service Commission, State of Maryland Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Massachusetts

See: Joint State Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Protection Affairs—see RGGI comments

Michigan

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Michigan Public Service Commission, and Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Supplemental Comments, December 19, 2014

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Michigan Public Service Commission, and Michigan Economic Development Corporation, State of Michigan Comments on the Clean Power Plan: Part 1 and Part 2 (Appendix), December 1, 2014

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Commerce and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Mississippi

Mississippi Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Missouri

Missouri Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Montana

Montana Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 21, 2014

Nebraska

Nebraska Power Review Board, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 24, 2014

Nevada

Anne-Marie Cuneo, Director of Regulatory Operations, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, Supplemental Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 12, 2014

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Protection, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, and Governor’s Office of Energy, State of Nevada Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 24, 2014

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) and New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See RGGI comments

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, State of New Jersey Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

New Mexico

New Mexico Environment Department (NMED), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

New York

New York Department of Environmental Conservation, New York Public Service Commission, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See: Joint State Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See RGGI comments

North Carolina

Christopher J. Ayers, Executive Director, North Carolina Utilities Commission Public Staff, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

North Dakota

North Dakota Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Ohio

Jonathan J. Tauber, Ohio Federal Energy Advocate, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Attorney General Scott Pruitt, et. al., comment letter, November 25, 2014

See SPP RSC comments

Oregon

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Supplemental Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, October 16, 2014

See NTTG comments

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PAPUC), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Robert F. Powelson, Chairman, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Public Utility Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, August 20, 2014

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Public Hearing Documents, July 31, 2014

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) and Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (RIOER), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See: Joint State Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See RGGI comments

South Carolina

South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Elizabeth A. Dieck, Director of Environmental Affairs, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Myra C. Reece, Chief, Bureau of Air Quality, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

South Dakota

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Dennis Daugaard, Governor, State of South Dakota, State of South Dakota Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

Tennessee

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, Inc. (TVPPA), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Dr. Kenneth C. Hill, Director, Tennessee Regulatory Authority, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 26, 2014

Texas

Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), Supplemental Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 16, 2014

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Texas Railroad Commission (RRC), Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, 12/1/2014

Utah

Governor Gary R. Herbert, State of Utah; and Dr. Laura Nelson, director of the Utah Office of Energy Development, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

See NTTG comments

Vermont

See: Joint State Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 25, 2014

See RGGI comments

Virginia

Staff of the State Corporation Commission of Virginia (Virginia SCC), Supplemental Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

William Chambliss, General Counsel of Virginia State Corporation Commission, Letter to Gina McCarthy, October 14, 2014

Staff of the State Corporation Commission of Virginia (Virginia SCC), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, October 14, 2014

Washington State

Washington Department of Ecology, Washington Department of Commerce (Energy Office), and Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, State of Washington Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, West Virginia Division of Energy, West Virginia Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) in conjunction with the signatory Commissioners of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW), Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 30, 2014

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, December 1, 2014

Wyoming Public Service Commission, Comments on the Clean Power Plan, November 21, 2014