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Old Roads to a New Destination

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2011 edition of The Environmental Forum (www.eli.org), and is reposted with permission.

Dialogue on Performance Standards for Existing Power Plants: Participant Comments to EPA

In two legal challenges filed in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in Massachusetts v. EPA, a number of states and non-governmental organizations sought to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate new and existing power plants under section 111 of the Clean Air Act.

Myths and Facts about U.S. EPA Standards

WRI experts take closer look at some of the myths, inaccuracies, and misinformation surrounding Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases.

Bills That Would Limit the U.S. EPA's Clean Air Act Authorities

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p>While the Senate recently defeated four bills or amendments that would restrict EPA’s authority, it r

Statement to the Committee on Energy and Commerce on Economic Implications of EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

In February 9th testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dr. Margo Thorning of the American Council for Capital Formation presented on the economic implications of EPA regulation on greenhouse gases. Following the hearing, analysts from WRI and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy issued the following statement in response to Dr. Thorning’s testimony. WRI’s response highlights questionable assumptions in Dr. Thorning’s modeling and outlines the benefits of industrial sector energy efficiency improvements.

What’s Ahead for Power Plants & Industry? Using the Clean Air Act to Reduce GHGs, Building on Regional Programs

This working paper explores how states and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and industrial facilities using the standards
of performance under section 111 of the Clean Air Act.

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