The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released pollution permitting guidance for state and local environmental agencies, detailing how to apply Best Available Control Technology (BACT) requirements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from large new polluters.
WRI established its U.S. office in 1982. We work to improve water quality, increase awareness of local climate change impacts, and identify cost-effective emissions-reduction opportunities in the United States. Learn more about our Eutrophication and Hypoxia, Water Quality Trading, U.S. Local Climate Impacts Initiative, and U.S. Climate Action projects.
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Unless solutions can be found that ensures land owners realize the full value of the benefits provided
The Federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) are incentives for
development and deployment of renewable energy technologies. This document provides
an update on their benefits, applicability to specific technologies, and expiration dates.
Interpreting the Corporate Standard for U.S. Public Sector Organizations
This report provides tailored guidance to interpret the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard specifically for the public sector.
For more information on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, please visit http://www.ghgprotocol.org/
Todd Gartner is a Senior Associate for the World Resources Institute’s People and Ecosystem Program.
Wind power is a nascent industry in the United States, but has the potential to spur job creation. Several studies show that wind power creates more jobs than power generation from fossil fuels. The nature of wind power is more labor-intensive than traditional energy, and it creates jobs in both...
Job growth in the wind industry
Wind power is a nascent industry in the United States, but has the potential to spur job creation. Several studies show that wind power creates more jobs than power generation from fossil fuels.