New Source Review

Few environmental policies and response to them are as caricatured as new source review. Earlier this week the EPA finalized the changes to new source review that it proposed in December 2002. Basically, this ruling clarifies what kinds of equipment replacement will and will not trigger new source review, and it allows firms (typically power … More New Source ReviewMore New Source Review

London Blackout

Okay, another one … but at least this one lasted only an hour, and was probably due to a transformer failure in south London, according to this Financial Times article. Not being an engineer, I don’t know if the recent, sustained strains from the heat wave has weakened any part of the transformers on the … More London BlackoutMore London Blackout