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Climate Change Regulatory Initiatives Keep on Coming

Regulatory efforts designed to implement the President’s Climate Action Plan, previously discussed in this blog, continue to emerge.  Earlier this month, the President issued an executive order directing federal agencies to support investments and other actions by states, local communities, and … Continue reading

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Almost there … but not quite there …

On October 7, 2013, when the Supreme Court of the United States announced a number of procedural decisions regarding which cases it would review, there was a conspicuous absence from the list: Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA, 684 F. … Continue reading

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EPA Video Discusses Planned Approach for Development of Greenhouse Gas Standards for Existing Power Plants

Last week, following a presentation to state officials, EPA released a You Tube video entitled Clean Air Act and Upcoming Carbon Pollution Guidelines for Existing Power Plants. The presentation is the first indication of the how the agency will address … Continue reading

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TRYING TO MINIMIZE FIRE RISKS IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Reducing cancer and noncancer risks from flame retardants (a broad category of chemicals) has become a priority, to one degree or another, of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the European Union’s (EU), the State of California (California’s Proposed Green Chemistry … Continue reading

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RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative Publishes Fact Sheet on Financing Renewable Energy Projects

EPA’s RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, which seeks to promote the siting of renewable energy projects on previously contaminated brownfield and mining properties, has now developed a fact sheet on financing tools that can help make these deals a reality. The financing … Continue reading

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