Kentucky Regulators, Industry Reps Privately Rewrote Coal Ash Rules

By Erica Peterson Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has finalized a controversial plan to let the state’s utilities virtually self-regulate the storing of hazardous coal ash near power plants. As details about the plan emerged over the past few weeks, Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely defended the rules and the process, saying it included “full public …

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to begin review of site for TVA nuclear plant in Oak Ridge

January 12th, 2017 by Dave Flessner The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced today that it has accepted for review the early site permit application from the Tennessee Valley Authority to build small modular reactors on the site of the abandoned Clinch River Breeder Reactor scrapped by the federal government nearly four decades ago. TVA submitted the …

a state law called the Little TVA Act and EPB’s contract with the TVA mean that TVA ultimately regulates and approves all rates and rate structures for EPB.

Congressmen have not received AG letter concerning GEPB rates BY MELINDA J. OVERSTREET [email protected] Aug 11, 2016 GLASGOW — Spokespersons for U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Thursday that their respective offices had not, to the best of their knowledge, received a letter from Kentucky’s attorney general regarding the Glasgow Electric …