Wildlife Orgs On Prowl For Energy Efficiency In … Buildings?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2020 22:35:33 +0000

energy efficiency green recovery COVIDWildlife, environmental, and social justice organizations are banding together for a green COVID-19 recovery with a focus on energy efficiency in buildings

Read more

Cuba Is Boosting Climate Resilience In Agriculture

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 22 May 2020 18:26:24 +0000

In a post by the Environmental Defense Fund, the organization shares that Cuba is boosting climate resilience in agriculture and explains three things that the small island country could show us

Read more

EPA Nixes Legal Justification for MATS Rule

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 21:24:01 +0000

The post EPA Nixes Legal Justification for MATS Rule appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 16 withdrew the legal justification for an Obama-era rule that required coal-fired power plants to reduce their emissions of mercury. The Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (MATS) remains in place, but Thursday’s action by the Trump administration could prevent similar regulations from being implemented in the future. EPA […]

The post EPA Nixes Legal Justification for MATS Rule appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:13 +0000

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

Read more

EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:49:52 +0000

The post EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review  appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a change to a long-standing policy interpreting “ambient air”—a foundational concept under the Clean Air Act that applies to all types of air pollution, from ground-level ozone, particulate matter, and greenhouse gases. While the agency framed the change as part of a suite of actions to reform New Source […]

The post EPA Reinterprets ‘Ambient Air,’ Further Tweaks New Source Review  appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Emails: Trump official consulting climate change rejecters

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:27:31 +0000

Emails: Trump official consulting climate change rejecters

A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change.

The post Emails: Trump official consulting climate change rejecters appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Xcel’s Latest Plan: Carbon-Free by 2050

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 23:51:03 +0000

Xcel Energy has announced its plan to move to 100% carbon-free power generation by 2050, with the utility also saying it will reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2030, from 2005 levels. Xcel, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves customers in eight states and over the past two years has announced a significant number of renewable […]

The post Xcel’s Latest Plan: Carbon-Free by 2050 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more