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Friday
Dec152017

Trump's Dirty Energy Bailout: Recording & Resources

This from Allison Fisher at Public Citizen:

Hi All,

Thank you for your interest in the Climate Reality Check’s December call with Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen’s Energy Program and Casey Roberts, Senior Lawyer, Sierra Club Environmental Law Program. (See the original conference call invite, in the Update below, for bios on the speakers and an introduction to the subject matter covered on the call.)

ICYMI - You can listen to the call here:  https://fccdl.in/XQvE4g5NR

Resources and Actions:

For background on the DOE’s bailout proposal, check out David Roberts at Vox:

For more on the RTO’s bailout proposal, check out this blog by Tyson Slocum: http://www.citizenvox.org/2017/12/11/trumps-biggest-threat-clean-energy/

Who will be affected by the Bailout?

RTO map:  https://www.ferc.gov/industries/electric/indus-act/rto.asp.  DOE's proposal would apply to PJM, ISO-NE, and NYISO.  The PJM proposal put forward in response to the FERC process would apply only in PJM

What can states do? Get your state consumer advocate to weigh in on the proposals before FERC:

CAPS: http://www.pjm-advocates.org/Home.html

What can individuals do? Sign these comments to FERC opposing the bailout: http://action.citizen.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=13640

[What else can individuals do?  Sign NIRS's comments to FERC opposing the bailout:

http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5502/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=1408141]

 

Let me know if you...want to get involved in efforts to stop the bailout...at afisher@citizen.org

Best,

Allison