Friday, December 8, 2017
Energy regulator seeks delay in considering plan to boost coal, nuclear plants
BY TIMOTHY CAMA - 12/08/17 09:22 AM EST
The head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking a 30-day extension in the agency’s timeline to consider a proposal to prop up coal and nuclear power plants.
FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre sent the request late Thursday to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who in late September asked FERC to implement the policy within a two-month timeline.
McIntyre’s request came hours after he was sworn in as a commissioner and four days before the deadline Perry imposed. Read more...