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Supreme Court Backs Carbon Pollution Controls, Again

June 25, 2014 by David Doniger

Building on two prior decisions affirming the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to set carbon pollution standards, the Supreme Court recently held that the core provision of the Clean Air Act’s permitting requirements also applies to carbon pollution.[read more]

Some Perspective on the US EPA Carbon Regulations

June 4, 2014 by Roger Pielke, Jr.
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EPA Standards and Innovation

The bottom line of the new EPA emissions rules is that the regulations are an important step to help motivate the electricity generating sector to move closer to the technological frontier. There will of course be winners and losers, and thus heavy politics.[read more]

New Carbon Pollution Standards Can Create 274,000 Jobs, Save $37 Billion on Energy Bills

June 1, 2014 by Peter Lehner
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Common-sense regulations like carbon pollution standards for power plants—like the proposed standards that President Obama will be unveiling next week--can do positive things like protect our pocketbooks as well as our health, according to a new study.[read more]