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Vistra & Coalition Request FERC Study Carbon Pricing

Vistra joined  a diverse coalition of power generators, trade associations, and think tank experts in asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to examine the policy options and implications of carbon pricing policies in competitive wholesale electricity markets. The request comes at a time when many states, utilities and electric markets are already considering policies […]

Vistra Energy Announces Long-Term CO2 Emissions Reduction Targets

Vistra Energy continues to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change, announcing today its long-term emissions reduction targets1: 2030:  Goal to achieve a greater than 50 percent reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2030 as compared to a 2010 baseline 2050:  Long-term objective to achieve a greater than 80 percent reduction […]

Luminant Files Motion to Stay the EPA’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan Final Rule

Luminant filed a motion at the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to stay the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan final rule for Texas and Oklahoma. Along with two other power generators, Luminant is asking the court to stop implementation of the final rule while under legal review because the rule is […]

Luminant Supports A ‘Stay’ of EPA’s Final Rule on CO2

Luminant is a part of a broad coalition of parties that are challenging the legality of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule regulating carbon dioxide (CO2), the “Clean Power Plan”. This coalition includes other generators, a bipartisan group of 25 State governments, broader business groups representing consumers of power, mining interests, and certain labor groups, […]

Governor Abbott Challenges Federal EPA On Proposed Regional Haze Regulations

A link to a press release from the Texas Governor’s office regarding Governor Greg Abbott’s submitted comment to the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Planning Section regarding the agency’s proposed “regional haze” rule and the its unlawful attempt to force a federal implementation plan on Texas in place of an already-developed state implementation plan. http://gov.texas.gov/news/press-release/20787