Tag Archives: carbon pollution

Clean Power Plan a Big Step in the Right Direction

President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan this week, a proposal that would cut carbon pollution from existing coal-fired power plants for the first time.  With power plants being the single largest source of … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes Carbon Standards for New Power Plants

On September 20, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed standards on carbon pollution from new power plants.  In addition to this proposal, the EPA is also initiating engagement with state, tribal and local government, industry and labor leaders, non-profits, … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Final 2013 Percentage Standards for Renewable Fuel

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final 2013 percentage standards for certain fuel categories.  The fuels are part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program established by the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA). The rule … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Last week, President Obama announced the contents of his Climate Action Plan.  The plan has been received both negatively and positively, however many will agree it is an assertive and bold plan. “It is the most aggressive and promising climate … Continue reading

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