Tagged: Glen Hooks

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

Legal

Southwest Electric Power Co. faces legal and environmental pressure on two fronts, with the Sierra Club filing a Public Service Commission request to force a resubmission of the utility’s 20-year resource plan and the city of Prescott suing it for $3.3 million. read more >

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

The state’s top utility regulator expressed deep doubts Tuesday about Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposed rule to fortify the national electric grid’s “resilience” by providing cost recovery for coal and nuclear power plants. read more >

Leslie Rutledge Engages EPA in Legal Battles

Leslie Rutledge Engages EPA in Legal Battles

LegalCover Story

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced last week that Arkansas would join a multistate lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule on ozone, the sixth legal battle she has entered with the federal agency since taking office in January. read more >

Finding His Voice

Finding His Voice

The Youngest Hooks Boy is a bona fide stage rat. Since he has a lot of rehearsals — and is not yet old enough to drive — my role has become largely that of a show tunes-soaked chauffeur. I embrace it. read more >