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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan (CPP) can be headlined as an epic confrontation over who should control the future of which fuels should be used to generate electric power—the EPA or the states. The battle is rooted in Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d), a little-used provision never interpreted by the courts, which the Agency has cited as the statutory foundation of the CPP.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a blistering report faulting multiple critical functions performed by the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE).
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Detection of elevated levels of lead in the drinking water of Flint, Michigan, in spring 2014 exploded into political warfare with accusations and counteraccusations of such intensity that it was easy to lose sight of the regulatory issues at the core of the problem.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
As the Obama administration steers toward the finish line of its final term, business leaders and their advocates in Congress are beginning to warn about midnight regulations.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
In the history of environmental misdeeds, there are few, if any, episodes that have captured the attention of the U.S. public as powerfully as allegations by the U.S. government and the state of California that the Volkswagen Automotive Group (VW) installed software to defeat pollution control equipment in about 600,000 diesel fuel passenger vehicles (seven 2.0-liter models and eight 3.0-liter models) sold nationwide between 2009 and 2015.
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