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How Best to Use CAA 118(d) to Regulate Existing Power Plants' Carbon Emissions

President Barack Obama has directed EPA “to use your authority under §§111(b) and 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to issue standards, regulations, or guidelines, as appropriate, that address carbon pollution from modified, reconstructed,...

The Next Greenhouse Gas Executive Order?

Editor's Summary: Although the United States has not ratified the Kyoto Protocol, governments at local, state, regional, and even federal levels have taken steps to begin reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this Article, Charles...

American Heritage Rivers Initiative: A Harbinger of Future White House Environmental Policy?

Editors' Summary: In his 1997 State of the Union Address, President Clinton announced the American Heritage Rivers Initiative, which promotes the environmental, economic, historical, and cultural aspects of rivers and their...

Recent Developments in Federal Wetlands Law: Part III

Editors' Summary: This Article is the last in a three-part series intended to supplement Federal Wetlands Law, a primer that ELR published in 1993 and subsequently incorporated into the Wetlands Deskbook. The Article,...

Executive Order 12866: An Analysis of the New Executive Order on Regulatory Planning and Review

On September 30, 1993, President Clinton signed Executive Order 12866,1 a new executive order (E.O.) on regulatory planning and review to replace E.O.s 122912 and 12498.3...