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New Administration Moves Quickly on Environmental Front

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Moving on all fronts, Trump administration has several ways to affect environmental regulations and policy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Public Policy

EPA Turns to Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act to Recover Costs

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EPA uses victim restitution statute to recover its costs for responding to massive asbestos release. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Hazardous Materials

EPA Issues New Regulations Governing Air Emissions Generated by Oil, Gas Activities

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EPA’s new rules will govern methane emissions from new oil and gas industry operation sources, with regulations for existing sources on the horizon. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases, Natural Gas, Oil & Gas, Public Policy

Report Measures Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standard

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Michigan's Legislators should consider the increasingly positive business case for supporting the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard before acting to roll it back or eliminate it outright. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Greenhouse Gases, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

EPA Seeks to Stiffen Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

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Upwind states will have to control ground level ozone inducing air emissions to help downwind states comply with the Clean Air Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation

EPA's Rare Loss in Michigan Case Carries Minimal Practical Effect

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The Supreme Court handed the EPA a loss by sending EPA’s Clean Air Act mercury rule for existing power plants to the DC Circuit, but the practical effect is minimal. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Regulation

Snyder faces challenges in boosting Michigan's energy efficiency, renewable energy

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Michigan’s governor looks to advance state’s energy policies but faces push back from the Legislature. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

EPA Takes Run at Tightening Regulations on Air Emissions Tied to Ground-level Ozone

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EPA proposes regulations to control ground-level ozone in an effort to combat smog. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Regulation

What EPA's $100 Million Clean Air Act Settlement Against Hyundai, Kia Means

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Violating environmental law self-reporting obligations can lead to some very expensive fines and penalties. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases

EPA Requests Additional Comments on Proposed Carbon-Emission Regulations for Existing Sources

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Public comments on proposed new EPA greenhouse gas rules raise new issues, so agency seeks comments on those issues. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Energy, Environmental Regulation, Greenhouse Gases
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