The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld nuclear power plant subsidies as a means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York and Illinois. The high court Monday refused to hear appeals and rejected a petition from an electricity trade association, Kallanish Energy reports. That means the decisions by two federal appeals courts will stand. The Supreme Court does not explain its decision when it refuses to hear cases. The decision affirms the legality of similar state programs and permits some state involvement in shaping energy policies that do not directly influence power markets.
Kallanish Energy 17th April 2019 read more »
The American Gaming Association (AGA) and a coalition of Nevada gaming interests have penned a joint missive to Congress in response to President Trump’s decision to earmark funds to resurrect the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility. The letter implores the House of Representatives to keep the processing site in a decommissioned state on the grounds of safety to local residents and tourists to nearby Las Vegas.
SBC Americas 16th April 2019 read more »