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November 10, 2021 | Letter

Letter to DOE: Hurtado Appointment - Puerto Rico LUMA

Letter to the Department of Energy (DOE) urging the reconsideration of the decision to appoint Mario Hurtado, chief regulatory officer for LUMA Energy, as a member of the DOE's Electricity Advisory Committee.

November 9, 2021 | In the News: Governing

How Might the COP26 Climate Summit Affect Local Government?

Kirti Datla, Director of Strategic Legal Advocacy, Earthjustice: “They explained that it would be, basically, a waste of time to look at these older regulations because the electricity sector had already met the targets in the Obama-era regulation a decade ahead of the schedule in that regulation, even though it never even went into effect.”

November 4, 2021 | In the News: Utility Dive

FERC's Christie calls for fixing interconnection 'chaos' as first step in transmission reform

Danielle Fidler, Attorney, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: "The failure to plan ahead with the transmission system for the clean energy development to connect [to the grid] really threatens both the public policy requirements, but it also threatens reliability in the face of increasingly frequent extreme weather events and it really burdens customers with inefficient transmission."

October 29, 2021 | Fact Sheet

New York: Advanced Clean Trucks Rule Fact Sheet

The Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule is one of the single most important actions New York can take today to simultaneously address the climate crisis — which is impacting New Yorkers today more than ever — and the legacy of environmental injustice that disproportionately exposes New Yorkers of color to the health harms from vehicular and other forms of pollution.