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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.

Like many other requirements of the Clean Air Act (the Act), the standards of performance under section 111 are designed and implemented through a federal-state partnership. EPA lists the categorie

Summary of S. 2191

Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2008 Manager's Substitute Amendment...

This is a summary of S.2191 Manager’s substitute amendment released on May 21, 2008. The substitute reflects a substantially revised version of S.2191. This summary is not exhaustive but does cover nearly all sections of the bill. It is divided into relevant cap and trade design element...

Creating Jobs With Climate Solutions

How Agriculture and Forestry Can Help Lower Costs in a Low Carbon Economy

Testimony Before the Senate Subcommittee on Rural Revitalization, Conservation, Forestry, and Credit of the United States Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Material Flows in the United States

A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy

This report analyzes WRI's material flow dataset by economic sector, identifies the environmental implications of national trends in materials use, and recommends several policy alternatives to the U.S. government for incorporating and using these accounts....

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