Electric School Buses Win Big In USA

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:02:59 +0000

Electric school buses are experiencing rapid growth in the United States, with a nearly 10-fold increase in commitments by school districts and fleet operators in the past year. Thirty-eight states have now committed to procure more than 12,000 electric school buses. In the first half of 2022, several states took important action to further the transition to […]

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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‘Major Questions’ Impacts Energy Regulation

Credit to Author: Kenny Stein| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:12:51 +0000

On the final day of the Supreme Court’s term, the Court ruled in favor of West Virginia and other petitioners challenging the claimed regulatory authority that underlaid the Clean Power Plan (CPP)—the

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West Virginia Vs EPA Doesn’t Have To Hurt The Environment (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:35:32 +0000

In Part 1, I explained an alternative approach to looking at Supreme Court cases that don’t go your way. Rather than just be angry and go protest, it’s always a good idea to read the case, put it in the wider context of US government, and find whatever upsides you can. Then, formulate strategies to […]

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West Virginia Vs EPA Doesn’t Have To Hurt The Environment

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 15:35:30 +0000

Originally, I was going to write about the West Virginia vs EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) case the day it came out. But, with a giant case load at the Supreme Court that had been saved or procrastinated until the last few days of the term, the court ended up releasing the decision on a day […]

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The Profound Climate Implications of Supreme Court’s West Virginia v. EPA Decision

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2022 01:18:14 +0000

This term, alongside a number of cases with the potential for seismic implications, the Supreme Court also took up West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency. Though the case caught fewer headlines, it, too, threatened Earth-shifting implications all its own by thrusting into question a critical EPA lever for addressing climate change. Now we have that decision in […]

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Harnessing Cooling Tower Plumes to Provide Purified Water

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:16:00 +0000

A novel technology that is surprisingly simple in principle promises to significantly reduce water consumption in evaporative cooling tower systems by capturing water from cooling tower plumes.  Sonal Patel

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“In Time & With Water, Everything Changes” — The EPA Is Empowering People To Gain Water Rights

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2022 20:15:58 +0000

water rightsThe Leonardo da Vinci quote in the title captures feelings of hope from people in states, territories, and tribes whose water has been under threat. A new EPA proposed rule will use Congressionally granted authority to protect precious water resources.

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