EPA Nixes Legal Justification for MATS Rule

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

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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 […]

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Kansas Supreme Court Invalidates Demand Charges For Residential Solar Customers

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:00:24 +0000

Solar energy advocates have won an important legal battle against demand charges imposed on rooftop solar customers in Kansas

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Natural Gas a Powerful Force, Despite Industry Headwinds

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:06:00 +0000

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Gas prices remain low worldwide, and the challenge for producers is to find a market for their supply. Gas remains the No. 1 source of U.S. power generation, and will continue in that spot for several more

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U.S. Banks Continue To Fund Dirty Energy

Credit to Author: The Years Project| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 21:16:03 +0000

A new report from a collection of leading NGOs takes a deep dive into how banks around the world are fueling the climate crisis. The report, called Banking On Climate Change, finds that 35 banks have poured a staggering $2.7 trillion into dirty energy projects from 2016 to

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Lawyers For Good Government Climate Change Program Provides Pro-Bono Legal Resources For Municipalities To Switch To 100% Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 01:40:12 +0000

Today, Lawyers for Good Government Foundation (L4GG), a non-profit network of more than 120,000 legal advocates with lawyers in all 50 states, unveiled its latest comprehensive state energy resource profiles — Ohio, Louisiana, and Oklahoma — as part of its pro-bono climate change program, which seeks to provide the legal resources desperately needed for municipalities to reach 100 percent renewable energy goals

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Tar Sands Pipeline “Line 3” Faces Ongoing Opposition Despite PUC Rubber Stamp

Credit to Author: Andrea Bertoli| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:30:10 +0000

A new analysis released last week shows that building a controversial tar sands pipeline would create climate pollution vastly outweighing planned reductions in Minnesota’s emissions through initiatives like 100% clean energy and clean car standards

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25 Climate Activists Occupy Chase Bank & Launch A Major New Campaign Targeting The Financial Industry

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:27:03 +0000

The “Stop the Money Pipeline” Mobilization aims to end the financing of fossil fuels and deforestation. 

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