How Regulatory Burdens and Misguided Incentives Are Degrading Power System Reliability

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 12:55:43 +0000

It’s no secret that the U.S. electric power system has undergone a remarkable transition that continues today. Coal-fired generation, which was the leading source of power generation during the 20th […]

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States, Trade Groups Sue EPA Over New Fossil Fuel Rules

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 22:41:20 +0000

More than two dozen states and a handful of trade groups filed separate lawsuits in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, challenging parts of the Environmental Protection […]

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EPA Unleashes Four-Pronged Assault on Fossil Fuel Power Pollution

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 17:28:19 +0000

In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 25 simultaneously finalized four major environmental rules covering greenhouse gases (GHG), air toxics, wastewater discharges, and coal combustion […]

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Federal U.S. Power Sector Initiatives Went Full Throttle in April: Here’s the List

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:14:09 +0000

The Biden administration has unveiled several sweeping actions over the past month aimed at boosting clean energy deployment, enhancing manufacturing jobs, and reducing pollutant emissions across the power sector. The […]

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Repugnican States Sue To Block Already Weakened Exhaust Emissions Rules

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2024 16:15:55 +0000

The EPA has issued a new rule governing the exhaust emissions of passenger cars and light duty trucks but red states have sued to block it.

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EPA Denies Industry Petition to Delist Stationary Combustion Turbines as Hazardous Pollutants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2024 18:58:17 +0000

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied an industry petition seeking to delist stationary combustion turbines from the agency’s list of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) major source categories regulated […]

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Toxic Chemical Releases Have Declined 21% In 10 Years In USA

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024 00:04:53 +0000

Today, the U.S. EPA released its 2022 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis showing that environmental releases of TRI chemicals from facilities covered by the program were 21% lower in 2022 compared to 2013. This includes a 26% decrease in air releases. During this 10-year period, releases from manufacturing facilities … [continued]

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Drivers Are Confused By Unrealistic EPA Range Figures

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 11:33:26 +0000

I was recently discussing the issue of EPA range with some friends online. After seeing Consumer Reports and others bash Tesla for not meeting EPA range targets in the real world, most agreed that the problem isn’t with Tesla as much as the EPA. Because both the city and highway … [continued]

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Biden-Harris Administration Releases First-Ever National Strategy to Accelerate Deployment of Zero-Emission Infrastructure for Freight Trucks

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2024 03:57:55 +0000

Landmark Strategy Will Build on New National Electric Vehicle Freight Corridors Designated by the Federal Highway Administration and Advance the President’s Clean Transportation Goal to Decarbonize the Freight Sector to Improve Our Communities, the Environment, and the Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Biden-Harris Administration today released the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor … [continued]

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