The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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Clearing The Air With New Truck Regulations

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 21:06:46 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Shelby Parks & Patricio Portillo  The trucking industry has an outsized impact on toxic air pollution and carbon emissions. Luckily, states can now adopt two new regulations to address the issue: the Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule, which ensures more zero-emission, electric trucks are sold each year, and the Heavy-Duty Omnibus (HDO) […]

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Montana District Court Vacates EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 22:31:25 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) “Secret Science” rule establishing new standards for consideration of certain “pivotal” scientific studies, which was slated to go into effect on Jan. 6 of this year, has been vacated and remanded by the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana. The decision reached Feb. 1 impacts the power generation […]

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Montana District Court Vacates EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 22:31:25 +0000

The post Montana District Court Vacates EPA’s ‘Secret Science’ Rule appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) “Secret Science” rule establishing new standards for consideration of certain “pivotal” scientific studies, which was slated to go into effect on Jan. 6 of this year, has been vacated and remanded by the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana. The decision reached Feb. 1 impacts the power generation […]

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Under Biden Administration, Passenger Car Regulations Must Keep Up With Opportunity

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 23:00:33 +0000

With a new administration taking office and a new decade upon us, it’s a perfect opportunity to recommit to holding the automobile industry accountable under the Clean Air Act

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Trump’s EPA Declines To Limit Deadly Soot Air Pollution

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:25:43 +0000

On December 7, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its final rule for soot pollution, leaving the federal limit at its current — inadequate, unsafe — level and putting the health of tens of millions of people at risk

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Mike Pence Lied BIG LEAGUE About Trump’s Environmental Record

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 04:33:18 +0000

I just watched most of the US vice presidential debate. There were several gigantic lies that Vice President Mike Pence pushed out, sometimes repeatedly, and I found it extremely frustrating that the moderator didn’t have any system for fact checking straight lies, that Senator Kamala Harris

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The RPM Act — How A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Is Trying To Ruin Our Air

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 04:55:21 +0000

With “defeat devices” once again in the news, thanks to yet another manufacturer failing to comply with the Clean Air Act, now seems as good a time as any to remind folks how the automotive industry is actively working to undermine the protections of the Clean Air Act and increase the use of defeat devices in passenger cars and trucks

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