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

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

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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 […]

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Navajo Coal Plant Powers Down

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:29:59 +0000

The Navajo Generating Station, a coal-burning power plant, has closed it’s doors for good. It was run for 45 years in Arizona and was the largest coal plant in the West. Its closure will most likely affect the entire region. USA Today reports that the mine that supplied the plant with coal has also closed — it closed back in August

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Trump’s Fuel Economy Plan Will Cost Americans Almost Half A Trillion Dollars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 04:20:39 +0000

Energy Innovation snipTrump’s rollback of fuel economy standards could cost Americans nearly half a trillion dollars by 2050 says Energy Innovation.

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Tesla & Rivian Join California’s Lawsuit Against Trump’s EPA & NHTSA

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:39:05 +0000

NCAT logoTesla, Rivian, and the other members of the National Coalition for Advanced Transportation have joined California and 22 other states in their lawsuit against the EPA and DOT.

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Why Automakers Should Actually Care About The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:01:08 +0000

Dear Automakers, You should support the environment. In fact, without it, we would not be able to buy your cars. I mean, we would be dead if we didn’t have clean air to breathe. Same problem if a climate disaster kills us, or ruins our livelihood

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Fuel Economy Standards Are Stupid. Let’s Find A Better Way

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:05:29 +0000

Monroney sticker fuel economyFuel economy standards are a silly way to address the harm that burning fossil fuels causes. Instead, let’s take away the free taxpayer supported advantage oil companies have enjoyed for the past 100 years.

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EPA Proposes Revisions to Two Obama-Era Rules: Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Coal Ash

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 21:45:51 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued long-awaited proposed revisions of two 2015 Obama-era rules that apply to effluent limitations guidelines (ELGs) for steam electric power plants and coal combustion residuals (CCR) management by electric utilities.  The agency coordinated the release of the two related revisions, which apply overwhelmingly to coal-fired steam power plants, after […]

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Removing Asbestos and Regulated Materials Key to Power Plant Decommissioning

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000

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Retiring and decommissioning coal power plants is becoming a more-frequent occurrence around the world. The job comes with many challenges, but projects in the U.S. and UK have proven that remediation and

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