US EPA To Cut Hydrofluorocarbon Production & Use

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 02:52:35 +0000

The EPA on Monday proposed a rule to slash U.S. production and use of HFCs by 85% over the next 15 years, beginning in 2022. Hydrofluorocarbons are widely used in refrigeration and air conditioning and are thousands of times more potent at trapping heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide. The proposed rule would be […]

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Tesla Model Y vs. Model 3 Range & Efficiency Test (Video)

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 02:14:39 +0000

How do Tesla Model 3 efficiency and Tesla Model Y efficiency compare? Let’s have a look.

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Alabama Coal Plant Tops List of Emitters

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 18:12:38 +0000

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A report from a Colorado-based group that provides analysis and market reports to the energy industry says an Alabama power plant has the highest emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) of any coal-fired facility in the Lower 48 states. BTU Analytics in a report released April 29 ranked the James H. Miller plant in West Jefferson, […]

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Rolling Back the Rollbacks: Putting Cars & Trucks Back on Track to Meeting Climate Goals

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 01:32:34 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Dave Cooke, Senior vehicles analyst, Clean Vehicles Program The White House is getting ready to release the next round of targets for its commitment under the Paris Agreement. We are calling for at least a 50% reduction in global warming emissions by 2030, compared to 2005. As the largest single source […]

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Advocates Hope EPA Staff Will See Superfund Injustices At Border

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 04:37:48 +0000

More than 100 EPA staffers have already signed up to temporarily relocate to the US–Mexico border to help with the thousands of children who have entered the US without their parents or official documents — and administrator Michael Regan is encouraging more to do so, E&E reports. In addition to the obvious alignment of EPA […]

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Senate Dems To Nullify Trump Methane Rollbacks With CRA

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 14:56:15 +0000

Senate Democrats plan to nullify the Trump administration’s rollbacks of methane regulations via the Congressional Review Act. The relatively obscure process will reinstate the Obama administration’s methane leak detection and flaring regulations with a simple majority vote in the Senate — far more quickly than the Biden administration would be able to enact new safeguards through […]

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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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EPA Finalizes Rule to Curb Cross-State Pollution

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 17:57:33 +0000

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an update and finalized a pollution rule that will require reductions in ozone emissions from power plants in 12 states this year. The update to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), issued March 15, is designed to curb emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx)—primarily from coal-fired power plants—ahead […]

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