Items Tagged with 'ghg'


FERC Shifts Gears on Environmental Reviews for Natural Gas Pipelines

FERC by a 3-2 vote has denied a request for rehearing of its April 2016 decision to issue a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Dominion Transmission Inc.'s New Market project, with the majority declaring that it will continue to take into account proposed pipelines' potential greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but not their impacts on natural gas production and consumption. Read More

California Governor Signs Two Major Climate Change Bills

Amid a chorus of praise from California's environmental and climate activist groups, California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law two precedent-setting bills (SB 32 and AB 197) designed to accelerate the state's reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by deemphasizing the burning of fossil fuels while increasing reliance on renewable energy, storage and efficiency. Read More