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Fifth Circuit Grants EPA’s Request for Power Plant Effluent Rule to Remain in Abeyance

On August 22, the Fifth Circuit issued an order granting EPA’s motion to sever and hold in abeyance all judicial proceedings in Southwestern Electric Power Co. v. EPA relating to certain provisions of the Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for … Continue reading

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Environmental Council of the States Pitches “Cooperative Federalism 2.0” for State and Federal Environmental Regulators

In a paper published June 12, 2017, the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) calls for a “recalibration” of state and federal roles in order to achieve more effective environmental management at lower cost.  ECOS’ proposal, which it calls “Cooperative … Continue reading

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White House Releases Full Budget Proposal for FY 2018 Slashing Departmental Budgets

Building on its earlier “skinny” budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget released today the President’s full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, entitled A New Foundation for American Greatness.  The President’s proposed budget (which will now go to … Continue reading

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Trump Administration’s “Budget Blueprint” Proposes Cuts to DOE, EPA, DOI

The White House Office of Management and Budget released its first budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, outlining the Trump Administration’s proposed discretionary funding and spelling out its intent to reduce federal spending on non-defense programs by $54 million.  The … Continue reading

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Congress to Examine Modernizing Energy and Environmental Policy

This week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is turning its attention to the modernization of energy and environmental policies.  Its Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Environment will hold separate hearings, and both of these hearings will address, among … Continue reading

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