Tag Archives: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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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The Trend Is Toward Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions In the U.S.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest report on United States (U.S.) annual emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) (available at http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/usinventoryreport.html) confirms the trend seen over the latest few years — the U.S. emitted 1.6 percent fewer tons of carbon dioxide equivalents … 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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