• New Law Helps Coops Respond to Emergencies
  • December 16, 2015
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • President Obama has signed into law bipartisan transportation legislation that helps electric cooperatives respond during emergencies. The law provides liability protection to electric utility operators from violations of federal, state or local environmental laws for a specified period while complying with a Department of Energy emergency order.