Filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to protest the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) filing to prohibit renewables from providing up and down ramp capabilities. MISO’s proposal to disqualify all Dispatchable Intermittent Resources from providing up ramp and down ramp is unduly discriminatory.
As Congress addresses the climate crisis and looks to rapidly build out the clean energy infrastructure of the future, this bill provides a blueprint for a better way forward that includes communities in the decision-making process from the beginning.
Jonathan Kalmuss-Katz, Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice: “The initial paraquat risk assessment was scientifically and legally baseless. The key question now is whether EPA uses this new opportunity to follow the science and protect the public from this incredibly dangerous pesticide.”
The Yurok Tribe, with the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA) and the Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), filed for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the U.S. Bureau of
Reclamation from delivering water for irrigation unless Reclamation can ensure it will be able to comply fully with its Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) obligations to threatened Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (“SONCC”) Coho Salmon and endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (“Killer Whales”) that depend on Klamath River Chinook Salmon as prey.
The Yurok Tribe, with the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA) and the Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), sued the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to ensure enough water will remain in the Klamath River to protect threatened coho salmon and endangered resident killer whales.