Clean Power Plan

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Above the FoldMar 03, 2016 - 12:00pm
Leonardo Dicaprio walking with flight attendants in the movie Catch Me If You Can.

EPA Can't Rely on a 'Catch Me If You Can' Strategy for the Clean Power Plan

EPA must honor the extended deadline requirements inherent in the Supreme Court's stay decision.

Above the FoldFeb 29, 2016 - 9:00am

Fight Against Power Plant Rule Gains Steam

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) so-called Clean Power Plan is the mother of all regulations, aiming to radically transform the electricity sector under the guise of restricting greenhouse gas emissions from domestic power plants.

Above the FoldFeb 24, 2016 - 3:45pm
The coal-fired units of Ohio's W.C. Beckjord Generating Station were retired in 2014.

Clean Power Plan Will Mean 'Economic Disaster,' State Business Groups Warn Court

"Consumers will see their electricity rates rise as affordable power sources close and utilities are forced to build expensive new plants."

Above the FoldFeb 16, 2016 - 9:00am
Power transmission lines are suspended from an electricity pylon in Clifton, New Jersey.

Setting Things Straight: EPA’s Carbon Regulations Will Not Save People Money

40 states could see an average retail electricity price increase of at least 10% from the Clean Power Plan.

Above the FoldFeb 11, 2016 - 10:00am
United States Supreme Court

Video Explainer: The Supreme Court Pause of EPA’s Carbon Regulations

The Supreme Court granted a stay of EPA’s carbon regulations—the Clean Power Plan.

Above the FoldFeb 10, 2016 - 12:30pm

The Supreme Court's Move on EPA's Power Grab: What Does It Mean?

The implications of this decision are likely to extend well beyond the United States.

Above the FoldJan 29, 2016 - 3:30pm
Fossil fuel protesters in London, U.K.

Here in a Nutshell is EPA’s Plan to Stop Fossil Fuel Use

“Nothing-from-below” is an accurate description of President Obama’s energy strategy.

Above the FoldJan 28, 2016 - 9:00am
A wind farm in Marshalltown, Iowa.

EPA Expects Too Much from Renewable Energy

The Clean Power Plan's unrealistic assumptions and flat-out errors will cost billions in compliance costs.

Above the FoldJan 15, 2016 - 3:30pm
A Caterpillar earth mover moves piles of coal outside Price, Utah.

Obama Is Building His Energy Legacy on Coal’s Demise

Interior Department will immediately stop issuing coal leases on federal lands, while it studies the program.

Above the FoldJan 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
A coal mound in Yolyn, W.V.

Of Course Coal Production is at a 30-Year Low. The Federal Government Is Doing All It Can to Crush It.

This administration has stacked the deck with specific regulatory choices to push coal out of the energy mix.