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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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A Better Fit for GHG Regulation?

One common complaint about U.S. EPA’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gases (“GHGs”) centers on the international scope of climate change and the corresponding problems with trying to address the issue in a single jurisdiction. Now, with a February 19, 2013 … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Reduction Being Driven By Nonregulatory Forces

In its January 22, 2013 publication, Reducing Risk and Driving Business Value, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reported that 38 percent of suppliers in the U.S. product supply chain have set internal targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions, with … Continue reading

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THE EPA GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) RULES MAY GO UP TO THE SUPREME COURT, BUT GHG EMISSIONS FROM UTILITIES ARE GOING DOWN

Late last year, in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (by a 6 to 2 vote) rejected petitions seeking to rehear en banc a three judge panel’s unanimous per … Continue reading

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Is 2013 the year of GHG enforcement?

In a recent INSIDEEPA.COM article as well as other publications, sources predict that 2013 may see increased EPA enforcement based on greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions. With a number of GHG-related regulations already on the books and more nearing finalization, EPA’s … Continue reading

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