Report Foresees Cap-And-Trade Emissions Rules

Law360, New York (January 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A think tank for public utilities has issued a report advising state commissions on how best to deal with the likely impending federal greenhouse gas legislation that would implement a cap-and-trade system in electricity regulation.

The National Regulatory Research Institute released "State Commission Electricity Regulation Under a Federal Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Policy" on Wednesday.

“A mandatory policy that puts explicit limits on GHGs, or puts a price on GHG emissions, is an essential component of a federal policy response," said Dr. Andrew G. Keeler of the...
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