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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The EPA has taken another preliminary step in incorporating biogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from stationary sources into its climate change programs. Specifically, the Agency has revised a draft of its September 2011 Accounting Framework for Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Agencies in charge of two major federal insurance programs have acknowledged that the way they provide coverage has not caught up with the long-term risks posed by climate change and that adjustments are needed.
The federal government devotes substantial resources to assessing the risks chemicals pose to the general public as well as to workers and the environment. But there are concerns that some of those resources are being poorly managed because they are used to do the same job multiple times.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Beginning April 16, 2015, energy companies with coal- and/or oil-fired electric generating units (EGUs) must be in compliance with a major EPA rule—the mercury and air toxics standards (MATS).
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
There is a curious aspect to EPA’s enforcement authority under the Agency’s newly promulgated rule to regulate the disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs) at electric power plants—there is none.
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