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Calculating SF6-insulated Equipment

Calculating SF6-insulated Equipment

This piece was originally published in the March 2017 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA NEMA Government Relations Manager Jonathan Stewart spoke in January on behalf of the Electric Transmission and Distribution SF6 Coalition at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workshop on SF6 emission reduction strategies in Burlingame, California. The coalition is made up of representatives from the equipment manufacturers and SF6 producers and distributors Read more […]

Clean Power Plan Warrants Strategic Outreach

Clean Power Plan Warrants Strategic Outreach

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Joseph Eaves, Director, Government Relations, NEMA As part of the 2017 suite of strategic initiatives recently approved by its Board of Governors, NEMA will work with states to increase the use of NEMA member products as a means for states to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. Since the EPA announced the rule more than two years ago, NEMA and its members have been Read more […]

CoStar Group to Publicize Building Energy Use

CoStar Group to Publicize Building Energy Use

This piece was originally published in the July 2016 issue of electroindustry. Patrick Hughes, Senior Director, Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives, NEMA A new Better Buildings Initiative partnership between the CoStar Group, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will accelerate investments in energy-efficient products and building operations that support construction and manufacturing jobs. The CoStar Group will now publicize building Read more […]

Toxic Substances Control Act Awaits Presidential Action

Toxic Substances Control Act Awaits Presidential Action

This piece was originally published in the July 2016 issue of electroindustry. Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed in 1976 to give the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and disposal of chemicals in the United States. Since that time, the only major amendments to the act have been the additions of three titles dealing with asbestos, radon, and lead. TSCA’s Read more […]