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2017 Emissions Gap Report Finds that More Action is Needed to Meet Paris Goals

The United Nation’s Environment Programme (UN Environment) has released its 2017 Emissions Gap Report.  In its eighth edition, the report addresses the “gap” between the emissions reductions necessary to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of limiting global warming to under … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan

EPA issued a notice in today’s Federal Register announcing that it has released a draft of its FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan (Draft Plan) for public comment. EPA explains that it is required to revise its previous Strategic Plan under the … Continue reading

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Report Released on Economic and Jobs Impact of the U.S. Electric Industry

The American Public Power Association (APPA), National Rural Electric Cooperative (NRECA), and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) have jointly commissioned a report, published last month, entitled Powering America: The Economic and Workforce Contributions in the U.S. Electric Power Industry. The … Continue reading

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California Releases Clean Power Plan Compliance Plan

While the federal government has slated the Clean Power Plan (CPP) for withdrawal, California continues to work toward compliance with the rule.  At the end of July, the California Air Resources Board released its CPP compliance plan, and expressed its … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Update to Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

On September 7, 2016, EPA finalized its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS (Update) setting new summertime (May–September) ozone season nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission budgets for power plants in 22 eastern states. Under the Clean … Continue reading

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