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New Climate Change Guidance For NEPA Reviews
The President's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has just issued a guidance document that addresses that question.
United States
5 Aug 2016
Implications Of The Clean Power Plan Stay
Late in the day on Tuesday, February 9, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed, for at least a year and possibly longer, the implementation of the Clean Power Plan, the EPA's widely-publicized regulations governing greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-, oil- and gas-fired power plants.
United States
16 Feb 2016
The Third Piece Of EPA’s Clean Power Plan: GHG Emission Limits For Modified And Reconstructed Power Plants
The EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for "new" and "existing" power plants have received substantial media attention.
United States
17 Jun 2014
EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Regulations – Simpler Than You Think
The EPA released its long-anticipated proposal for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants on June 2, 2014, to much fanfare.
United States
6 Jun 2014
Massachusetts Permit For New Natural Gas Plant Incorporates Global Climate Conditions Including Sunset Date
The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board approved a certificate for a 630-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Salem last month.
United States
19 Mar 2014
Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Proposal Streamlines Energy Tax Credits
On December 18, 2013, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus released a proposal that would streamline energy tax incentives to make them more predictable and technology neutral.
United States
7 Feb 2014
What Is The Social Cost Of Carbon? OMB Is Now Taking Comments On that Issue
The federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is now seeking public comment on how the United States government should calculate the "social cost of carbon" – the dollar figure used by federal agencies to estimate the harms associated with carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the benefits associated with reducing those emissions.
United States
27 Nov 2013
The President’s New Climate Change Executive Order – What Does it Mean for the Energy Sector?
President Obama issued a new climate change-related executive order on November 1, creating a new interagency Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience and directing all federal agencies to focus on improving the nation’s ability to anticipate and adapt to changing climate conditions.
United States
7 Nov 2013
EPA Proposes Co2 Emission Limits For New Power Plants And On Track To Regulate Co2 Emissions From Existing Plants By 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed rule concerning carbon dioxide emissions from new coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants.
United States
24 Sep 2013
Obama's Climate Plan Provides Timeline To Reduce Carbon Emissions At New And Existing Power Plants
Following up on his Inaugural Address promise to prioritize climate change, President Obama unveiled yesterday a Climate Action Plan, which includes details about what steps the Administration will take to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.
United States
8 Jul 2013
Using Cap-and-Trade Bonuses to Promote Early Adoption: Carbon Capture and Sequestration in the Draft American Power Act
The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill promotes accelerated carbon capture and sequestration through cap-and-trade bonuses for electric utilities and industrial facilities that are early adopters of carbon storage technology and practices.
United States
19 Aug 2010
Kerry and Lieberman Introduce Much-Anticipated Climate Change Bill
With no Republican sponsors and a full Senate calendar, the climate change bill faces an uphill battle despite significant industry support.
United States
18 May 2010
Emerging Paths for Climate Change Regulation in the United States
Although the international framework for regulating climate change continues to be debated following the Copenhagen meeting, the most meaningful U.S. activity is happening simultaneously at the national and state level.
United States
29 Mar 2010
A Cooler Climate For Federal Cap-And-Trade Legislation
Although the future of new emissions and renewable energy legislation is increasingly uncertain, business still needs to prepare for climate change regulation.
United States
24 Feb 2010
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