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Full Title: 2015 Carbon Dioxide Price Forecast Author(s): Patrick Luckow, Elizabeth A. Stanton, Spencer Fields, Bruce Biewald, Sarah Jackson, Jeremy Fisher, and Rachel Wilson Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Inc. Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: 2017 Outlook Environment & Energy Author(s): Bloomberg BNA Publisher(s): Bloomberg Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Bloomberg BNA’s 2017 Environment and Energy Outlook explores potential legislative, judicial and regulatory developments surrounding climate change, air...
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Full Title: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Employment Impacts of the EPA's Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): Josh Bivens Publisher(s): Economic Policy Institute (EPI) Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Estimates made by the...
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President Obama has announced his choices to replace the outgoing energy and environment Cabinet members: Ernest Moniz, Director of the MIT Energy Initiative, has been nominated as Secretary of Energy;...
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Full Title: A Market-based Regional Approach to Valuing and Reducing GHG Emissions from Power Sector Author(s): Judy Chang, Jurgen Weiss, PhD. Yingxia Yang, PhD. Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- This...
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Full Title: Achieving the U.S. 2025 Emissions Mitigation Target Author(s): Maria Belenky Publisher(s): Climate Advisers Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In November 2014, the United States pledged to lower its greenhouse gas (GHG)...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): L. Jackson Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 3/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  4 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Murkowski's Letter: -->POSTING<-- Description (excerpt): Jackson addresses industry and policy concerns over EPA move to regulated GHG emitters. (excerpts): I...
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Full Title: Air Pollution: EPA Needs Better Information on New Source Review Permits Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not...
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Full Title: Alternative Approaches for Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Power Plants under the Clean Air Act: Practical Pathways to Meaningful Reductions Author(s): Bruce Phillips Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: America’s Dirtiest Power Plants, Polluters on a Global Scale Author(s): Jordan Schneider and Julian Boggs Publisher(s): Environment Texas Research & Policy Center Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In this report we examine emissions of carbon...
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Full Title: An Assessment of the Environmental Implications of Oil and Gas Production: A Regional Case Study Author(s): Sector Strategies Publisher(s): EPA Publication Date: 9/2008 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report is intended to serve as a technical resource for...
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Full Title: Analysis of the National Academy of Sciences’ Report “America’s Energy Future” and Proposed Congressional Energy Legislation -- DRAFT FOR COMMENT Author(s): H. Specter, et al. Publisher(s): RBR Consultants Publication Date: 2/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  48...
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Full Title: Assessing the Final Clean Power Plan Energy Market Impacts Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, and Whitney Herndon Publisher(s): Center for Strategic and International Studies, Rhodium Group Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Assessing the Final Clean Power Plan: Key Changes Relative to the Draft Rule and Their Implications for Stringency Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, and Whitney Ketchum Publisher(s):...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft rules on September 20th, to limit carbon emissions from new coal power plants. The proposed rules are part of President Obama’s broader...
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Full Title: Assessing Virginia’s Energy Future: Employment Impacts of Clean Power Plan Compliance Scenarios Author(s): Meister Consultants Group Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Institute and Virginia Advanced Energy Industries Coalition (VAEIC) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Bill Savings in a Clean Energy Future: Clean Power Means Lower Bills for States Author(s): Patrick Knight, Patrick Luckow, Spencer Fields, Tommy Vitolo, PhD, Sarah Jackson, Bruce Biewald, and...
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Full Title: Biofuels Issues and Trends Author(s): US Energy Information Administration Publisher(s): US Energy Information Administration Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Biofuels is a collective term for liquid fuels derived from renewable sources, including...
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Full Title: Biofuels: Challenges to the Transportation, Sale, and Use of Intermediate Ethanol Blends Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 6/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: U.S. transportation relies largely on...
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The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 requires the safe disposal of solid waste and hazardous materials.  In 1980, RCRA was amended to exempt waste from the production...
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Full Title: Can the U.S. Get There from Here? Using Existing Federal Laws and State Action to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Author(s): Nicholas Bianco, Franz Litz, Kristin Meek, Rebecca Gasper Publisher(s): World...
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Coal can't get much love. Cheap natural gas and a bevy of EPA regulations are conspiring to force old coal plants to close and pushing U.S. production down to less...
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Full Title: Canadian Hydropower and the Clean Power Plan Author(s): Kyle Aarons and Doug Vine Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Hydropower makes up a sizable...
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Full Title: Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Research, Development, and Demonstration at the U.S. Department of Energy Author(s): Peter Folger Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On September 20, 2013, the U.S....
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Full Title: Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction Opportunities for the West Virginia Power Sector Author(s): James Van Nostrand, Evan Hansen, Beren Argetsinger, Jeff Simcoe, and Joseph James Publisher(s): Downstream Strategies and WVULaw Center...
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Full Title: CASAC Review of the EPA’s Second Draft Policy Assessment for the Review of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): EPA's Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Publication...
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Full Title: Choosing a Policy Pathway for State 111d Plans to Meet State Objectives Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia and Franz Litz Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center and Greater Plains Institute Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In mid-summer...
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Full Title: City of Detroit Greenhouse Gas Inventory: An Analysis of Citywide and Municipal Emissions for 2011 and 2012 Author(s): Jill Carlson, Jenny Cooper, Marie Donahue, Max Neale, and Anis Ragland Publisher(s): University of Michigan Publication...
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Full Title: Clean Power Plan Transmission Investments: It’s Not How Much, It’s How Soon Author(s): Kiran Kumaraswamy, Ken Collison, Rakesh Maurya, Jamie Cotrone, & Matt Robison Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Clean Power Plan: Legal Background and Pending Litigation in West Virginia v. EPA Author(s): Linda Tsang & Alexandra M. Wyatt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 10/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Clean...
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Full Title: Clean Power Plan: Legal Background and Pending Litigation in West Virginia v. EPA Author(s): Linda Tsang & Alexandra M. Wyatt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On October...
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Full Title: Clearing Up the Smog: Debunking Industry Claims that We Can’t Afford Healthy Air Author(s): Jeremy Fisher, Tyler Comings, Frank Ackerman, and Sarah Jackson Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): EPA publishes this report to communicate information about the science and...
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Full Title: Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014: Third Edition Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The Earth’s climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and...
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Full Title: Climate Data vs. Climate Models: Why do climate change assessments overlook the differences between the climate models they use and the empirical data? Author(s): Patrick J. Michaels & Paul...
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Full Title: Climate Effects of Carbon Regulations for the US Electricity Sector Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2013, the President directed EPA to...
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Full Title: Co-Location Requirements Under The RFS Impede Advanced Biofuels Development Author(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Publication Date: 05/201 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Sent to the...
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Full Title: Commodity Market Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan Author(s): Trevor Houser, John Larsen, Sarah Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, Whitney Ketchum, and Shashank Mohan Publisher(s): Center for International Strategic Studies Publication Date: 02/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Comparative Life Cycle Assessments: Carbon Neutrality and Wood Biomass Energy Author(s): Roger A. Sedjo Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Biomass energy is expected to play a major...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed amendments to Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) requirements in an attempt to address industry concerns over revealing confidential business data. The GHGRP collects greenhouse...
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Full Title: Cost, Effectiveness and Development of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Trucks Author(s): The National Academies Press Publisher(s): The National Academies Press Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The light-duty vehicle fleet is expected...
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Full Title: Cracks in the Façade Author(s): Dusty Horwitt Publisher(s):  Environmental Working Group Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description: This report describes how, currently, both EPA and the Department of Energy are reviewing the environmental risks of hydraulic...
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Full Title: Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d) Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Solar Energy Industries Association Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2013, President Obama announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will propose carbon...
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Full Title: Defining the Shale Gas Life Cycle: A Framework for Identifying and Mitigating Environmental Impacts Author(s): Evan Branosky, Amanda Stevens, Sarah Forbes Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Life cycle...
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Full Title: Design Principles for a Rate-Based Federal Plan Under EPA's Clean Power Plan Author(s): Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency...
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On December 22, 2008, a disposal cell at the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant ruptured, releasing an estimated 5.4 million cubic yards of fly ash in eastern Tennessee. Fly ash is...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] Critical policy...
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Full Title: Domestic Action on Aviation Carbon: Using the Clean Air Act to Cut Aviation Emissions and Create an Alternative to the European Union Emissions Trading System Author(s): Nathan Richardson and...
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Full Title: Economic Impacts of a 65 ppb National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone Author(s): David Harrison and Anne E. Smith Publisher(s): NERA Economic Consulting and National Association of Manufacturers Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Electric System Reliability and EPA’s Clean Power Plan: The Case of MISO Author(s): Susan Tierney, Paul Hibbard, and Craig Aubuchon Publisher(s): Analysis Group Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Midcontinent Independent...
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Full Title: Energy and Environment Guide to Action Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Energy and Environment Guide to Action: State...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Limits for Existing Power Plants: Learning from EPA Precedent Author(s): Sara Hayes, Jeremy Tarr, and Jonas Monast Publisher(s): Duke University and American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 6/2013 Full...
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It’s been two months since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Final Rule for the Clean Power Plan (CPP). Even if you haven’t read all 1560 pages yet, you...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency for Local Communities Author(s): Eric Mackres & Suzanne Watson Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Publication Date: 06/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy efficiency is implemented in communities and demand...
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Full Title: Energy Efficiency: The Slip Switch to a New Track Toward Compliance with Federal Air Regulations Author(s): Sara Hayes and Rachel Young Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Energy Recovery from Wastewater Treatment Plants in the United States: A Case Study of the Energy-Water Nexus Author(s): Ashlynn S. Stillwell, David C. Hoppock and Michael E. Webber Publisher(s): Sustainability Publication...
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Full Title: Enhancing Compliance Flexibility under the Clean Power Plan: A Common Elements Approach to Capturing Low-Cost Emissions Reductions Author(s): Jonas Monast, Tim Profeta, Jeremy Tarr,and Brian Murray Publisher(s): Duke University, Nicholas...
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On December 21st, 2011 the EPA announced its newly proposed MACT Rules, placing stringent requirements on mercury and toxics emissions from power plants. The new rules were issued under the authority...
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Full Title: EPA OIG Compliance With Managing Vehicles Within EPA’s Fleet Management Program Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We sought to determine whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
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Full Title: EPA Regulations and Electricity: Better Monitoring by Agencies Could Strengthen Efforts to Address Potential Challenges Author(s): Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): EPA recently proposed or finalized four regulations...
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Full Title: EPA Regulations: Too Much, Too Little, or On Track? Author(s): James E. McCarthy & Claudia Copeland Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Since Barack Obama was sworn in...
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Full Title: EPA's and BLM's Methane Rules Author(s): Richard K. Lattanzio Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Bureau of Land...
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In May, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released regulations designed to curb methane (CH4) emissions from new, modified and reconstructed oil and natural gas sources. As part of the Obama...
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The EPA recently announced new regulations for methane emissions, taking an important first step in reducing the impact of this highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG). But the rule falls short,...
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Full Title: EPA’s 111(d) Clean Power Plan Could Increase Energy Efficiency Impacts, Net Benefits, and Total Value Author(s): David Pickles, Bill Prindle, Chris MacCracken, Steven Fine, and Phil Mihlmester Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 10/2014 Full...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Reliability Assessing NERC’s Initial Reliability Review Author(s): Jurgen Weiss, PhD, Bruce Tsuchida, Michael Hagerty, and Will Gorman Publisher(s): American Energy Economy Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Challenges Ahead for Sources and States Author(s): Chris MacCracken, Steven Fine, Phil Mihlmester, David Pickles, and Ankit Saraf Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The release of...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Highlights of the Final Rule Author(s): Jonathan L. Ramseur & James E. McCarthy Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 09/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On August 3, 2015, the...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: States’ Tools for Reducing Costs and Increasing Benefits to Consumers Author(s): Paul Hibbard, Andrea Okie, & Susan Tierney Publisher(s): Analysis Group Publication Date: 07/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On...
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According to the EPA, its proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) would lead to a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from the power sector by 2030, compared to 2005 levels....
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Full Title: EPA’s Fleet Management Program Needs Improvement Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), initiated this audit...
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Full Title: EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan Implications for States and the Electric Industry Author(s): Metin Celebi et al. Publisher(s): The Brattle Group Publication Date: 6/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On June 2, 2014 the U.S....
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The U.S. EPA finalized amendments to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program that include new renewable fuel production pathways for renewable diesel, renewable naphtha, and renewable electricity (used in electric...
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Full Title: Fact Sheet: Clean Power Plan Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On August 3, President Obama and EPA announced the...
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Full Title: Feasibility Study of Economics and Performance of Geothermal Power Generation at the Lakeview Uranium Mill Site in Lakeview, Oregon Author(s): Michael Hillesheim and Gail Mosey Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory...
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Full Title: Financing Clean Energy: Cost-Effective Tools for State Compliance with the Clean Power Plan (2015) Author(s): Andrew Belden, Steven Clemmer, and Kathryn Wright Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Four Big Problems with the Obama Administration’s Climate Change Regulations Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A few years ago, cap-and-trade legislation to reduce...
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A report, “Fuel Choice for American Prosperity,” recently published by the United States Energy Security Council (USESC), a group within the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security (IAGS), identifies...
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Full Title: Fugitive emissions from hydraulic fracturing: Current knowledge and policy implications Author(s): Michael Farren Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 05/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent innovations in drilling technology, especially staged hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”)...
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Full Title: FY 2016 House Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill: Right on Regulations, Wrong on Spending Author(s): John Gray, Nicolas D. Loris, and Daren Bakst Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 06/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Making use of energy efficiency can help contain the cost of complying with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and reduce electricity bills. Yet as climate policy discussions try to balance...
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Full Title: GHGRP 2013: Reported Data, Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program Background Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 8/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): As directed by Congress, EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP)...
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Full Title: Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions From Existing Power Plants: Options to Ensure Electric System Reliability Author(s): Susan F. Tierney, Ph.D. Publisher(s): Analysis Group, Inc. Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2014, the...
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Full Title: Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles: Manufacturer Performance Report for the 2012 Model Year Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On May 7, 2010, the...
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Full Title: H.R. 3826: Electricity Security and Affordability Act Author(s): Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1] Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 1/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  To provide direction to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the establishment...
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Full Title: Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Observations on States' Role, Liabilities at DOD and Hardrock Mining Sites, and Litigation Issues Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Historical Air Emissions from United States Petroleum Refineries Author(s): Brian Nguyen and Thomas A. Nelson Publisher(s): SAGE Environmental Consulting LP and American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Recently, House Republicans passed H.R. 1734, the so called Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015, a direct attack on public health and the environment. This bill undermines important...
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Full Title: How the EPA Should Modify Its Proposed 111(d) Regulations to Allow States to Comply By Taxing Pollution Author(s): Michael Wara, Adele Morris, and Marta R. Darby Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication Date:...
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Full Title: How the EPA Should Modify Its Proposed 111(d) Regulations to Allow States to Comply By Taxing Pollution Author(s): Michael Wara, Adele Morris, and Marta R. Darby Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication Date:...
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Full Title: How The New Administration Could Bring A New Day to The EPA’s Title VI Enforcement Author(s): Dayna Bowen Matthew Publisher(s): Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Publication Date: 01/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: How Virginia Can Meet Its Clean Power Plan Targets Author(s): Kristen Meek, Rebecca Gasper, and Noah Kaufman Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In August 2015, the U.S....
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Sequestration’s $85 billion automatic spending cuts began going into effect on Friday, but the timeline and full extent of the cut’s impacts are still somewhat vague. So what’s at stake...
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Today the aviation industry is responsible for about 2% of all GHG emissions. Experts predict that by mid-century, this number could triple without policies designed to combat aircraft emissions due...
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Full Title: Implementing EPA's Clean Power Plan: A Menu of Options Author(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publisher(s): National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget, released April 10th, contains many of the energy initiatives previously outlined in his Energy Blueprint. Programs such as the Race to the Top energy...
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Full Title: Improvements to EPA Policies and Guidance Could Enhance Protection of Human Study Subjects Author(s): Rick Beusse, Chris Dunlap, Kevin Good, Alicia Mariscal, Renee McGhee-Lenart, Julie Narimatsu, Tempestt Woodard Publisher(s): U.S. Government...
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U. S. renewable fuel policy has two primary objectives: 1) to reduce petroleum imports, increasing energy security and 2) to reduce greenhouse gas generation in the transportation sector. In this...
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Full Title: Insights from Modeling the Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Tracy Terry, Meghan McGuinness, Stuart Iler Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project explores...
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Full Title: Integrating Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid: Case Studies Showing How Technologies and Operations are Maintaining Reliability Author(s): Jurgen Weiss and Bruce Tsuchida Publisher(s): Advanced Energy Economy Institute and the...
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Full Title: Intelligent Efficiency: Achieving Clean Power Plan Goals Author(s): Jason Ye Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy efficiency is the least-cost way for a...
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Full Title: International Climate Negotiations Author(s): Michelle Melton and Sarah Ladislaw Publisher(s): Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This glossary provides an overview of terms used by negotiators...
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Full Title: Inventory of U.S.-led International Activities on Building Energy Efficiency Author(s): A. Delgado, M. Evans Publisher(s): U.S. Department of Energy Publication Date: 4/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Several U.S. Government agencies promote energy efficiency in buildings internationally. The types...
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Full Title: Key Historical Court Decisions Shaping EPA’s Program Under the Clean Air Act Author(s): Linda Tsang & Alexandra M. Wyatt Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 02/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report provides...
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Full Title: Key Insights from a Solutions Forum on Carbon Pricing and Clean Power Author(s): Jason Ye Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): States will have...
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Full Title: Landfill Methane Author(s): Rachel Pierson Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 5/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Landfills  are  the third  largest  source  of  anthropogenic methane  in  the  United  States.  According to the U.S....
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Full Title:  Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 68 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Methane is valuable as...
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The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Energy Project seeks your input as part of a yearlong effort aimed at fostering constructive dialogue and action on reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). BPC...
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Full Title: Legal Options for U.S. Acceptance of a New Climate Change Agreement Author(s): Daniel Bodansky and Sandra Day O’Connor Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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Full Title: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2013 Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  This annual report (often referred to...
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Full Title: Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2014 Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): United States Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This annual report (often referred to...
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Full Title: Liquefied Natural Gas as a Marine Fuel: A Closer Look at TOTE's LNG Containership Projects Author(s): Anna Lee Deal Publisher(s): National Energy Policy Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: New rules by...
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The President was on target during his speech on climate change at Georgetown University when he announced new initiatives to curb the release of greenhouse gases and thereby slow down...
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Full Title: Low-Carbon Electricity Pathways for the U.S. and the South: An Assessment of Costs and Options Author(s): Marilyn Brown, Gyungwon Kim, and Alexander Smith Publisher(s): Georgia Tech, School of Public Policy Publication...
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Full Title: Market Mechanisms: Understanding the Options Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Climate change poses a significant...
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Full Title: Methane Emissions from United States Natural Gas Gathering and Processing Author(s): Anthony J. Marchese, Timothy L. Vaughn, Daniel J. Zimmerle, David M. Martinez, Laurie L. Williams, Allen L. Robinson,...
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Full Title: Methane Fact Sheet Author(s): Energy Indepth Publisher(s): Energy Indepth Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Methane (CH4) is a chemical compound. It is the primary component of natural gas and is the most abundant organic...
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Full Title: Methane Hydrates and the Future of Natural Gas Author(s): Carolyn Ruppell Publisher(s): Gas Hydrates Project Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): For decades, gas hydrates have been discussed as a potential resource, particularly for countries with...
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Full Title: Methane Regulations Add to the Price Tag of the Administration’s Climate Plan Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Obama administration plans to regulate...
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Full Title: Methane Regulations Add to the Price Tag of the Administration’s Climate Plan Author(s): Nicolas Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Obama Administration recently announced plans to...
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Full Title: Mitigating Natural Gas Use in the Electricity Sector: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and the Role of States in Implementing the Clean Power Plan Author(s): Alison Cassady Publisher(s): Center for American...
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Full Title: Modeling EPA's Clean Power Plan: Insights for Cost Effective Implementation Author(s): Jeff Hopkins Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief examines the findings...
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Full Title: Moving the Goalposts: How Washington's Ozone Plan Threatens Working Families and Pennsylvania's Economic Comeback Author(s): Center for Regulatory Solutions Publisher(s): Center for Regulatory Solutions Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A plan...
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Full Title: Navigating the Clean Power Plan: A Template for Including Building Energy Codes in State Compliance Plans Author(s): ACEEE, Solutions for States: Energy, Economy & Environment Publisher(s): ACEEE Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The...
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Full Title: New EPA Report Reveals Significantly Lower Methane Leakage from Natural Gas Author(s): Zeke Hausfather and Richard Muller Publisher(s): Berkeley Earth Publication Date: 8/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): A new report by the EPA significantly lowers estimates of...
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Full Title: New Markets for Pollution and Energy Efficiency Credit Trading under Automobile Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy Standards Author(s): Benjamin Leard and Virginia McConnell Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Nuclear Waste Policy Act Author(s): U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Publisher(s): U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Publication Date: 1/1982 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  An Act to provide for the development of repositories for the disposal...
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Full Title: Obama's Carbon Mandate: An Account of Collusion, Cutting Corners, and Costing Americans Billions Author(s): U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Majority Staff Publisher(s): U.S. Senate Committee on Environment...
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As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, I’m continuing the fight against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overregulation of our nation’s power plants without any regard...
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Full Title: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Compressors Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On March 28, 2014 the Obama Administration released a...
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Full Title: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Leaks Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On March 28, 2014 the Obama Administration released a...
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Full Title: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Liquids Unloading Processes Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On March 28, 2014 the Obama Administration...
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Full Title: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Pneumatic Devices Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): U.S. EPA Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- On March 28, 2014 the Obama Administration released...
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On September 16th, 2015, OurEnergyPolicy.org (OEP) hosted a panel event moderated by Mark Drajem of Bloomberg News on EPA, ozone and the energy sector at the National Press Club in...
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Full Title: Potential Energy Impacts of the EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): David Harrison, Jr., Ph.D., Anne E. Smith, Ph.D., Paul Bernstein, Ph.D., Scott Bloomberg, Andrew Foss, Andrew Stuntz, Sugandha...
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Full Title: Potential Enforcement Implications and Liabilities Associated with EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas ESPS Rule Author(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21st Century Energy Publisher(s): U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for...
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Full Title: Potential Reliability Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) Publisher(s): North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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Full Title: Powering Down: How Washington's Ozone Plan Will Snuff Out Ohio's Economic Recovery Author(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publisher(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Obama...
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Full Title: Preserving Flexibility: Comments on EPA’s Carbon Existing Source Performance Standards Author(s): Nathan Richardson Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In its January 8, 2014 proposal, Standards of Performance...
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Full Title: Preserving Flexibility: Comments on EPA’s Carbon Existing Source Performance Standards Author(s): Nathan Richardson Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 3/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In its January 8, 2014 proposal, Standards of Performance...
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Full Title: President Obama’s Air Pollution Record Author(s): Sam Batkins Publisher(s): American Action Forum Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent air pollution data and regulatory actions by the Obama Administration demonstrate that Americans...
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Full Title: RE-Powering America’s Land: Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): US Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes...
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Full Title: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: A Model Program for the Power Sector Author(s): Peter Shattuck and Jordan Stutt Publisher(s): Acadia Center Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): During six and a half years...
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Full Title: Relevant Studies for NERC’s Analysis of EPA’s Clean Power Plan 111(d) Compliance Author(s): M. Ahlstrom, C. Smith, D. Piwko, D. Lew, A. Bloom, T. Mai, K. Clark, and M....
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Full Title: Remaking American Power: Potential Energy Market Impacts of EPA's Proposed GHG Emission Performance Standards for Existing Power Plants Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Whitney Ketchum, Michelle Milton, Shashank...
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Full Title: Renewable and Alternative Energy at Superfund Sites Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 1/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This report provides interested parties – local governments, communities, utility and energy companies, and federal...
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Full Title: Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Western Region Author(s): Nancy Saracino, Jack Stoddard, and Cameron Prell, Crowell & Moring LLP Publisher(s): American Council on Renewable Energy Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text:...
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Full Title: Response to Congressional Request Concerning Political Interference in Release of Documents Under the Freedom of Information Act Author(s): Raul Adrian, Erin Barnes-Weaver, Ganesa Curley, Patrick Gilbride, James Kohler, and...
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Full Title: Retail Electricity Price Savings from Compliance Flexibility in GHG Standards for Stationary Sources Author(s): Dallas Burtraw, Anthony Paul, and Matt Woerman Publisher(s): Resources for the future Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length: 30...
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Full Title: Rolling the DICE on Environmental Regulations: A Close Look at the Social Cost of Methane and Nitrous Oxide Author(s): Kevin D. Dayaratna & Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication...
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Full Title: Scientific Basis of Environmental Protection Agency Actions: H.R. 1430 and H.R. 1431 Author(s): Jerry H. Yen Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 03/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The scientific basis of regulation is...
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Full Title: Scientific Shortcomings in the EPA's Endangerment Finding from Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Patrick J. Michaels & Paul C. Knappenberger Publisher(s): CATO Journal Publication Date: 09/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On April 24, 2009, the...
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Full Title: n/a Author(s): L. Murkowski Publisher(s): n/a Publication Date: 3/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  3 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Jackson's Response: -->POSTING<-- Description (excerpt): The growing, bipartisan and bicameral opposition to EPA's climate regulations may very well result in legislative...
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Full Title: Shifting Gears: A New Approach to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Transportation Sector Author(s): Jack Lienke and Jason A Schwartz Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Each...
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A recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal, co-signed by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), argues that growing renewable fuel obligations under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) have come into...
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Full Title:  Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy Author(s): Clean Air Task Force Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 11/2011 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Slamming the Brakes: How Washington's Ozone Plan Will Hurt the Colorado Economy and Make Traffic Worse Author(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publisher(s): The Center for Regulatory Solutions Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: SPP Clean Power Plan Compliance Assessment – State-by-State Author(s): Southwest Power Pool Publisher(s): Southwest Power Pool Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) June 2014 issuance of...
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Full Title: State & Local Energy Efficiency Action Network: Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) & CHP Working Group CHP Regulatory Recommendations Author(s): Bob Gemmer Publisher(s): ACEEE Conference: Energy Efficiency as a Resource Publication Date:...
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Full Title: State and Regional Comprehensive Carbon Pricing and Greenhouse Gas Regulation in the Power Sector under EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Workshop Summary Author(s): Dalls Burtraw, James Bushnell, and Clayton Munnings Publisher(s):...
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Full Title: States of Progress: Existing Clean Energy Commitments Put Most States in Strong Position to Meet the EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan Author(s): Jeremy Richardson, Jeff Deyette, Rachel Cleetus, Steve...
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Full Title: Strengthening the EPA’s Clean Power Plan Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief outlines a better way to make the most of renewable energy in...
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Full Title: Study of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources Author(s): US Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): US Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 12/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Vast reserves of natural gas that are commercially...
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Full Title: The 2015 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Author(s): Annie Gilleo, Seth Nowak, Meegan Kelly, Shruti Vaidyanathan, Mary Shoemaker, Anna Chittum, and Tyler Bailey Publisher(s): American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy...
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Full Title:  The American Energy Initiative: A Focus on Legislative Responses to Rising Gasoline Prices Publisher(s): House Energy and Commerce Committee Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Type: Video Length: 4:33:38 Hearing Notice: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Background Memo: –>DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: The Carbon Effect 2.0: Reassessing the Challenges for Public Power Author(s):  Dennis Pidherny, Olu Sonola, and Roshan Bains Publisher(s): Fitch Ratings Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Carbon Compliance Remains a Challenge: Fitch Ratings...
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Full Title: The Clean Air Act and Power Sector Carbon Standards: Basics of Section 111(d) Author(s): Jeremy M. Tarr Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  In his Climate Action Plan released June 2013,...
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Full Title: The Climate Impact Of Natural Gas and Coal-Fired Electricity: A Review of Fuel Chain Emissions Based on Updated EPA National Inventory Data Author(s): Gregory C. Staple and Joel N. Swisher Publisher(s): American Clean...
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Earlier this week, H.R. 3826, the "Electricity Security and Affordability Act," which I co-authored with Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), advanced through the House Energy and Power Subcommittee, by a vote...
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Full Title: The Economic Impacts of the Clean Power Plan: How Studies of the Same Regulation Can Produce Such Different Results Author(s): Noah Kaufman and Eleanor Krause Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date:...
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Full Title: The Impacts of Nuclear Retirements under the Clean Power Plan Author(s): FTI Consulting Publication Date: 08/2016 Full Text: ->Download Document<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear energy is an important source of carbon-free electric power generation. Nuclear plants...
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When last we joined hands around the ourenergypolicy.org campfire, roasting s’mores and singing songs of camaraderie, we told tales of one particular monster of the dark, to wit, the Obama...
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Full Title: Backgrounder: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s...
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Full Title: The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer Author(s): Nicolas D. Loris Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): No matter one’s personal...
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Full Title: The Obama Administration’s Climate Agenda Will Hit Manufacturing Hard: A State-by-State Analysis Author(s): Kevin D. Dayaratna, PhD, Nicolas D. Loris, and David W. Kreutzer, PhD Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date:...
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Full Title: The Renewable Identification Number System and U.S. Biofuel Mandates Author(s): Lihong McPhail, Paul Westcott, Heather Lutman Publisher(s): USDA Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) sets annual mandates for renewable transportation fuels sold...
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The EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, meant to reduce carbon by 30% by 2030, is expected to be accomplished through a combination of improving existing power plants, switching to cleaner...
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Full Title: The role of U.S. research and development policy in nuclear power Author(s): George David Banks Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 02/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The U.S. civil nuclear sector faces a...
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Full Title: Time to Modernize Aging Power Plants and Environmental Laws Author(s): Jason Grumet, Joe Kruger and Jennifer Macedonia Publisher(s): EM Magazine Publication Date: 10/2011 Language: English Length:4 pages, PDFFull Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<–Description (excerpt): Under...
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Full Title: Timeline of EPA Actions on Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Jenifer Collins Publisher(s): Environmental and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 9/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The landmark 2007 U.S. Supreme Court case, Massachusetts v. EPA, paved the...
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Full Title: Timeline of Progress Made in President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Author(s): Ori Gutin and Brendan Ingargiola Publisher(s): Environment and Energy Study Institute Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On June 25th, 2013,...
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"Our National Energy Policy: Post-Election Prospects and Challenges" December 14th, 2012 National Press Club, Washington, DC See below for an abridged version of the transcript and a full video recording of the event....
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Full Title: Transportation Conformity Under the Clean Air Act Author(s): James E. McCarthy Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Under the Clean Air Act, areas that have not attained one...
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Full Title: U.S. Climate Action Under the Clean Air Act Author(s): Claire Langley. Joel Finkelstein, Andres Restrepo, and Joanne Spalding Publisher(s): Climate Advisers and the Sierra Club Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This brief provides...
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Full Title: U.S. Methane Emissions 1990-2020: Inventories, Projections, and Opportunities for Reductions Author(s): EPA Publisher(s): EPA Publication Date: 9/1999 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report has two objectives. First, it presents the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) baseline forecast of...
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The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) finalized an agreement to cap the aviation industry’s CO2 emissions at 2020 levels. Due to the cross-border nature of aviation, this sector, which is...
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Full Title: Updating the Facts: Emissions from Natural Gas Systems Author(s): American Gas Association Publisher(s): American Gas Association Publication Date: 04/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Natural gas remains a fuel of choice for consumers because...
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Full Title: US-China Joint Economic Study: Economic Analyses of Energy Saving and Pollution Abatement Policies for the Electric Power Sectors of China and the United States Author(s): US-China Joint Economic Research Group Publisher(s): US-China Joint...
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Full Title: Using the Clean Power Plan’s Carbon Fee option to Offset State Taxes Author(s): Josiah Neeley Publisher(s): R Street Institute Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Full Title:  Valuing the Clean Air Act: How Do We Know How Much Clean Air is Worth? Author(s): J. Scott Holladay Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: Virginia: Clean Power, Clear Savings The EPA Clean Power Plan Will Cut Virginia Electricity Bills Author(s): Public Citizen Publisher(s): Public Citizen Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This summer, the Environmental Protection...
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Full Title: Virginia’s Pathway to Cutting Carbon Pollution Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Clean Power Plan, finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
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Although the administration’s finalized Clean Power Plan was released in early August, EPA is still actively grappling with the rules regarding biomass feedstocks as a compliance option under the Plan....
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President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and former Texas Governor, Rick Perry, as the next Secretary of the...
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Full Title: What Will EPA's Ozone Rule Mean for the Energy Sector? Original Transcript Author(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org Publisher(s): OurEnergyPolicy.org Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On September 16th, 2015, OurEnergyPolicy.org hosted “What Will EPA's Ozone...
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After years of discussion and delay, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to finalize ozone standards in the coming weeks. It's a rule long in the making: EPA's decision...
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Full Title: What You Need to Know About the EPA/Corps Water Rule: It’s a Power Grab and an Attack on Property Rights Author(s): Daren Bakst Publisher(s): The Heritage Foundation Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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In November, 2013, EPA announced a highly contentious proposal that lowered the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard targets below their 2013 levels. These targets apply to the amount of renewable fuels...
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Full Title: When Nuclear Ends: How Nuclear Retirements Might Undermine Clean Power Plan Progress Author(s): Samuel Brinton and Josh Freed Publisher(s): Third Way Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Nuclear power provides electricity for...
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is supposed to be "An estimate of the economic damages associated with a small increase in carbon dioxide...
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Full Title: Winds of Change: The Economic Impact of Colorado's Wind Industry - and how to Keep it Growing Author(s): Susan Nedell, Jeff Benzak, Bob Keefe, Lauren Kubiak, Lawrence Haseley, and...
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This month, reports surfaced that critical energy savings programs like ENERGY STAR could be defunded as part of the Trump Administration’s FY’18 budget. Last week, the President's Budget Blueprint confirmed...
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