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States, Cities And Private Businesses Put U.S. Halfway To Paris Climate Accord Goal
According to a study released on September 25 by New Climate Institute and the Climate Group, efforts by states...
United States
10 Oct 2017
Now Is A Good Time To Read The Paris Climate Change Accord
Last week, the President announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord negotiated in 2015.
United States
19 Jun 2017
Fuel Economy Standards Tightened For Heavy To Medium Trucks
Medium and heavy duty trucks ranging from school buses to dump trucks will have to meet tightened greenhouse gas emission standards and fuel economy standards under new regulations...
United States
2 Sep 2016
EPA, Greenhouse Gas from Aircraft Emissions Endanger Human Health
On July 25, 2016, pursuant to the authority of Section 231(a) of the Clean Air Act ("CAA") the U.S. EPA declared that emissions of greenhouse gas from aircraft endanger human health and the environment.
United States
8 Aug 2016
U.S. EPA Prepares To Defend Whitehouse Clean Power Plan
Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision halting the Carbon Dioxide Standards implementation under the Clean Air Act, the U.S. EPA began to prepare their public defense of the plan.
United States
29 Jun 2016
Opposition Mounts To EPA Clean Power Plant
A majority of states have now joined in opposition to the proposed EPA carbon dioxide standards for power plants.
United States
10 Dec 2015
24 States File Legal Challenge To EPA Clean Power Plan Rule
The EPA's Plan calls for a 32% nationwide reduction (as compared to 2005 levels) in the power sector's carbon emissions by 2030 with specific reduction requirements for individual states.
United States
30 Oct 2015
States' Motion To Consolidate Clean Power Plan Lawsuit Denied
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has denied an emergency motion from 15 states to consolidate their lawsuit challenging the EPA's Clean Power Plan with other pending appeals challenging the EPA's carbon dioxide standards.
United States
16 Sep 2015
EPA Releases Final Greenhouse Gas Emission Rule
On August 3, EPA released its final rule implementing the Climate Action Plan focused on reduction of greenhouse gas emissions – carbon dioxide or CO2, from power plants.
United States
4 Aug 2015
U.S. EPA Outlines National Strategy For Use Of Green Infrastructure By Local Governments
Guidance recently issued by the U.S. EPA details the Obama administration’s national strategy for encouraging municipalities to utilize existing and new green infrastructure to help alleviate climate change.
United States
20 Apr 2015
The Challenges Of Green Labeling
Why manufacturers need to tread a fine line when communicating the environmentally friendly attributes of their products to consumers.
United States
4 Mar 2015
New Draft Guidance Proposed By CEQ Encourages Climate Change Evaluation In Environmental Impact Statements
The Council on Environmental Quality on December 19 proposed updated guidance for assessing greenhouse gas emissions in Environmental Impact Statements prepared under the National Environmental Policy Act.
United States
20 Feb 2015
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