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Juliana v. United States

ELR Case

A magistrate judge recommended that a district court deny motions to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a group of young people against the U.S. government for failing to protect them from climate change. The plaintiffs alleged that the...

H.R. 4169, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 3015, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

The Clean Power Plan and Statutory Interpretation: Is the "Building Block" Approach Permissible Under §111(d)?

ELR Article

In June 2014, EPA proposed an emission guideline for emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs). This rulemaking--commonly known as the Clean Power Plan (CPP)--identifies as the “...

H.R. 2042, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update

Does EPA’s §111(d) Proposal Rely on an Unprecedented and Legally Forbidden Approach to Emission Reduction?

ELR Article

In June 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed standards under §111(d) of the Clean Air Act (CAA)1 for state plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units (EGUs...

79 FR 65481

ELR Federal Agency Update