EPA’s Latest Attempt to Make America Gag Again… The Trump “Dirty Power Plan”
Yesterday the comment period closed on the Trump EPA’s proposed replacement for Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which the Agency proposed to repeal earlier this year. The Proposal, ironically named the “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule, is anything but affordable or clean. EPA’s own analysis shows that the Proposal would increase CO2 pollution from the electricity
The Trump Administration Takes a Dangerous New Path in Proposing Changes to EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Rule
Among the casualties of conservative “principles” sacrificed to the crony capitalism evinced by the Trump Administration is that of using holistic cost-benefit analysis to help set environmental priorities.
Happy National Child Health Day?
Assistant EPA Administrator Bill Wehrum announced to the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee On September 27th that his Agency would soon be advancing an attempt to undermine the most successful air pollution reduction rules put in place by the Obama Administration – the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).
EPA Publishes Paper on Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Air Pollution
EPA scientists recently published a paper documenting serious and widespread human health impacts from the pollution dumped in the air by the US oil and gas industry.
CATF Statement on Final BLM Methane Waste Rule Final Rollback
In a direct insult to Western communities, native Americans and the taxpaying American public, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has once again chosen to instead favor the oil and gas industry by discarding the protections of the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule.
CATF Statement on EPA NSPS Methane Proposal
Once again, the EPA is attempting to ignore common sense, proposing to significantly alter the requirements of the methane regulations for new and modified oil and gas sources.
EPA’s Report on the Environmental Impacts of Biofuels
We’ve waded through the various and sundry mistakes Congress made in 2007 when it dramatically expanded the size and the duration of the US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).
CATF Statement on EPA’s Proposed 2019 RFS Biofuels Requirements
Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) regulations that establish the amount of biofuels that must be blended into the United States’ transportation fuel supply in 2019 (and 2020, for biomass-based diesel fuels).