TSN – A lawyer for former players who have filed lawsuits against the National Hockey League said plaintiffs in the case would not appeal a judge’s July 13 decision to deny the players’ motion to proceed as a class action.
Reuters – The Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator said he would follow up the work of his predecessor to overhaul the nation’s biofuel policy, including pursuing changes strongly opposed by the powerful corn lobby like counting ethanol exports toward annual biofuels quotas.
Power – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to broaden its Critical Infrastructure Protection reliability standards to include mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents that could harm the bulk electric system.
The New York Times – Hoover Dam helped transform the American West. Now it is the focus of a new challenge: turning the dam into a vast reservoir of excess electricity, fed by the solar farms and wind turbines that represent the power sources of the future.