Electric Power: Developments and Issues for Congress

Edmund White and Mark D. Young

Series: Energy Policies, Politics and Prices
BISAC: SCI024000



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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book is a compilation of CRS reports on electric power. The large-scale damage caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria is examined in the context of policy options Congress may consider in order to help remediate such damage to the electrical grid in the future. Alternative electric power structures are examined for their ability to meet the post-Hurricane-Maria needs of Puerto Rico. The proposed Environmental Protection Agency plan to lower carbon emissions by providing each state with a carbon reduction target number.


Chapter 1. Potential Options for Electric Power Resiliency in the U.S. Virgin Islands (pp. 1-44)
(Corrie E. Clark, Richard J. Campbell and D. Andrew Austin)

Chapter 2. Repair or Rebuild: Options for Electric Power in Puerto Rico (pp. 45-102)
(Richard J. Campbell, Corrie E. Clark and D. Andrew Austin)

Chapter 3. Puerto Rico and Electric Power Restoration from Hurricane Maria (pp. 103-106)
(Richard J. Campbell)

Chapter 4. Epa’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulations: Implications for the Electric Power Sector (pp. 107-138)
(Richard J. Campbell)

Index (pp. 139)

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