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Report- Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas

Report- Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas

Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas (pdf)

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Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report: Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings (pdf).   link to full report

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Messing up a major Texas utility

Messing up a major Texas utility

By Tom Sanzillo, Special to the Star-Telegram TEXAS – “It is understandable to hear economic bad news from Buffalo, New York, Detroit and even Chicago. They have seen decades of disinvestment, flat or declining population and oceans of fiscal red ink. But how does the largest utility in Texas — Energy Future Holdings — go […]

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Environmental groups fault EFH, regulators on reclamation costs

Environmental groups fault EFH, regulators on reclamation costs

FORT WORTH- “Two environmental groups say it’s far from assured that Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings will be able to meet its obligations to reclaim East Texas coal mines if the big utility files for bankruptcy and the mines are closed in the future. The Sierra Club and Public Citizen said Wednesday that a new study […]

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Watchdog: Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Could Place Texas Taxpayers on the Hook

Watchdog: Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Could Place Texas Taxpayers on the Hook

By Brantley Hargrove, Dallas Observer DALLAS – “With Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings’ bankruptcy possibly approaching as soon as the end of this month, Public Citizen warns that if the giant electric utility’s assets are broken up, Texas taxpayers may end up paying to reclaim its coal mines. As we’ve reported before, the Sierra Club’s Beyond […]

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Green groups seek assurances Energy Future can clean up coal mines

Green groups seek assurances Energy Future can clean up coal mines

HOUSTON,  (Reuters) – “Environmental group leaders on Wednesday urged Texas regulators to ensure that financially strapped Energy Future Holdings can cover the cost of cleaning up its coal mine operations in the state in the future. Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings (EFH +0.34%), the state’s largest generator of electricity, is working to restructure about $40 billion […]

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Press release: Energy Future Holdings $1 Billion Bonding for Texas Mines Doesn’t Pass the Smell Test.  Public Citizen & Sierra Club Call for Action to Protect Taxpayers

Press release: Energy Future Holdings $1 Billion Bonding for Texas Mines Doesn’t Pass the Smell Test. Public Citizen & Sierra Club Call for Action to Protect Taxpayers

AUSTIN, TX – “An exclusive report from Public Citizen and Sierra Club reveals that Energy Future Holdings (EFH) and its subsidiaries have not set aside cash or real assets to cover the $1.01 billion cost of cleaning up its strip mines in Texas. As a result, taxpayers could end up with the bill if mines […]

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Report- Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas

Report- Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas

Energy Future Holdings and Mining Reclamation Bonds in Texas (pdf)

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Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report: Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings (pdf).   link to full report

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