Spain & Donald Trump: Cleantech Leader & Laggard Of The Week

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2023 14:36:21 +0000

It’s an unusual edition of “Cleantech Leader & Laggard Of The Week” this week. We’ve got a country to highlight, not exactly for breaking news but rather for long-term improvement that has made itself more evident this past week. And then we’ve got a rather famous (or infamous) person. Let’s start with the bad news […]

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Before Trying to Overthrow Democracy, Jeffrey Clark Let Polluters Walk Free

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 07:03:32 +0000

If you had the opportunity to watch the fifth congressional hearing to investigate the January 6th attacks on our capital, chances are you heard one name spoken repeatedly: Jeffrey Clark. When I watched the hearing, the name rang a bell. This was the same Jeffrey Clark, who oversaw environmental enforcement during the Trump administration, an area of (lack […]

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Ford Sides With EPA On California Clean Air Standards. We Should, Too.

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 00:41:30 +0000

In 2019, we covered the awful situation between then-president Donald Trump and the State of California. For decades, since the Clean Air Act was enacted, the EPA allowed California and other states to have tougher emissions standards compared to the federal rules. But, for a variety of reasons, Trump wanted to strip California of that […]

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EPA Reinstates California’s Authority To Set Stricter Auto Pollution Standards

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2022 04:58:28 +0000

EPAThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reinstated California’s authority to set its own motor vehicle pollution standards, the LA Times reported yesterday. You may remember the drama during the Trump administration when the EPA kind of lost its mind and said that California could not require higher fuel economy standards than the nation as a […]

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