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Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Sources: Section 111(d) and State Equivalency

ELR Article

On December 9, 2011, the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions convened a broad range of stakeholders representing numerous viewpoints to explore  issues surrounding CAA §111(d), including options for states to...

76 FR 74854

ELR Federal Agency Update

Obama Administration Efforts to Control Stationary Source Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Rulemaking

ELR Article

The Obama EPA has put forth several actions to regulate the emissions of greenhouse gases from stationary sources. These regulatory developments take place in the context of failed efforts to pass comprehensive federal legislation and...

Save Strawberry Canyon v. U.S. Department of Energy

ELR Case

A district court held that DOE complied with NEPA when it determined that the construction of a "supercomputer" project on a college campus would have no significant environmental impact and did not require an EIS. The EA took a hard...

76 FR 43149

ELR Federal Agency Update

Reducing Carbon Emissions Through Compensated Moratoria: Ecuador's Yasuni Initiative and Beyond

ELR Article

A proposed alternative for reducing GHG emissions—payiing developing countries to forego fossil fuel exploitation in tropical forests, or "compensated moratoria"—could serve an important role in future climate change regulation. Ecuador...

76 FR 27898

ELR Federal Agency Update

76 FR 26933

ELR Federal Agency Update