Articles Tagged with ''clean''

States, Local Governments Sue EPA Over Pro-Coal Affordable Clean Energy Rule

A coalition of 22 states and seven local governments, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Affordable Clean Energy rule, which shifted to states much of the responsibility for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, potentially opening a door to the increased burning of coal. Read More

Chatterjee Urges EPA 'Self-Restraint' on Clean Power Plan

FERC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are tasked with implementing federal climate policies, not establishing them, and as such the two agencies should act with "self-restraint" in their work on the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP), according to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee. Read More