DOE announced its Building a Better Grid Initiative focused on catalyzing nationwide development of new and upgraded high-capacity transmission lines.
The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announced the availability of up to $10 million in competitive grants awarded to Rural Energy Community Partnerships to further develop renewable energy infrastructure.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service announced its intention to issue a series of revised conservation practice standards in the National Handbook of Conservation Practices (NHCP) and seeks comment on specified conservation practice standards in the NHCP.
SIP Proposal: Wisconsin (nonattainment new source review requirements for the 2015 ozone NAAQS).
SIP Proposal: Indiana (definition of "chemical process plants" under PSD regulations).
SIP Approval: Wisconsin (nonattainment new source review requirements for the 2015 ozone NAAQS).
SIP Approval: Delaware (emissions statement certification for the 2015 ozone NAAQS).