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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

February 23, 2016

To:                 State Representatives

From:              Larry Pearce, Executive Director

David Terry, Washington Representative

Subject:           Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition Monthly Conference Call, Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Coalition’s monthly conference call is scheduled for this Thursday, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. CT (9:00 MT, 8:00 PT, 11:00 ET). The conference call number is 800-747-5150 and your access code is 3951076. The proposed agenda for our call follows:

 U.S. Supreme Court Stay and Court Vacancy — Larry Pearce

Scalia’s death ‘puts all the action’ in D.C. Circuit

Scalia and Chevron: It’s complicated

 Impact of Supreme Court Stay on CPP and wind and solar development — Rob Gramlich, AWEA; Rick Umoff, SEIA

Midwest states chart predictable courses on compliance work

It’s ‘foolish’ for Calif. to heed high court stay

 Energy Bill Update — David Terry

Fight over Obama pick could tie Senate in legislative knots

            Senate bill’s fate up in the air

 Wind Vision Roadmap:  Stakeholder EngagementEd DeMeo

Upcoming activities — Larry Pearce

            Leadership letters to coalition governors mailed

Coastal wind summit postponed

Proposed Washington, DC planning meeting

Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Amendment (No. 3043)

Draft national transmission letter

Draft R&D appropriations letter

            White House details massive clean-tech spending plan

Draft administrative action letter to President

Next conference call scheduled for 10 CT, 11 ET, and 8 PT on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Note: News clips provided do not necessarily reflect the views of coalition or its member governors.