CLIMATE RULE: Nine Republican governors want President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to pull the power plant greenhouse gas rule unveiled this month.
In a Monday letter, the governors called the rule an “unprecedented move” that “would largely dictate to the states the type of electricity generation they could build and operate.”
"There’s a very good chance of litigation not only initiated by the states, but the industry is another,” Jindal said at a Petroleum Club press briefing in Texas Monday.
ON TAP TUESDAY I: The Canadian American Business Council will hold a summit Tuesday on the future of energy cooperation among the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Gary Doer, Canada’s ambassador to the United States, will give the keynote address. Other events throughout the day will include Sens. John HoevenJohn HoevenDem senator to meet with Trump Overnight Energy: Dakota pipeline standoff heats up ND senators tell pipeline protesters to vacate camp MORE (R-N.D.), Susan CollinsSusan CollinsSenators crafting bill to limit deportations under Trump Cornyn: ‘Virtual certainty’ Sessions and Price will be confirmed Trump's wrong to pick Bannon or Sessions for anything MORE (R-Maine) and Ron JohnsonRon JohnsonThe Hill's 12:30 Report Passing US-Canada preclearance would improve security and economy Overnight Finance: Trump expected to pick Steven Mnuchin for Treasury | Budget chair up for grabs | Trump team gets deal on Carrier jobs MORE (R-Wis.) and Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.).
ON TAP TUESDAY II: The State Department will host a discussion with "political change makers" at its Our Ocean conference.
Sens. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiPassing US-Canada preclearance would improve security and economy Overnight Energy: Dakota pipeline standoff heats up Trump's wrong to pick Bannon or Sessions for anything MORE (R-Alaska), and Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseGOP wants to move fast on Sessions Dem senator backing Sessions for attorney general Dems pledge to fight Sessions nomination MORE (D-R.I.) will participate in the talk, along with Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryIran’s nuclear deal just the tip of the iceberg for Trump Trump needs to stand firm on immigration, 'religious-test' insticts Budowsky: Ellison, Kerry to DNC? MORE and White House adviser John Podesta.
Rest of Tuesday's agenda ...
The Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee responsible for energy and water will mark up its funding bill for fiscal 2015 Tuesday.
The Energy Department is holding a Twitter chat at 2 p.m. to celebrate the launch of a new series called "How Energy Works."
AROUND THE WEB:
Greenpeace International lost $5.2 million when an employee acting beyond his authority invested the organization’s money in currency trading, the Associated Press reports.
The solar industry, utilities and energy regulators in Massachusetts have come to an agreement on a measure to cap net energy metering for solar power owners and replacing solar energy credits, Greentech reports.
A new study has found that the public distrusts both the natural gas industry and anti-fracking film Gasland on the effects of hydraulic fracturing, NPR reports.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
Check out Monday's stories...
- GOP govs press Obama to drop climate regs
- Gov. Jindal: 'Good chance' of legal action against EPA
- VA's global warming tweet draws anger, confusion
- Kerry calls for global research, action to protect oceans
- Clinton says she can't talk about Keystone
- Oil projected to top $116 amid Iraq conflict
- EPA chief: Climate rule is about leadership
- Interior to give $102 million for East Coast resilience
- Daines bill would block EPA climate regs
- Top energy diplomacy official to step down
- Russia cuts Ukraine's natural gas supply
- Oil exports reach 15-year high
- Week ahead: EPA climate rule goes under microscope
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