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Ever since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the EPA has been obliged to apply the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gases. After a long, methodical, and transparent agency process, EPA’s first carbon regulations are set to kick in come January 2011 – unless someone stops them – and many are trying. We’re following the fight and more.

Faulty projections by EIA on renewable energy growth are being used in critical policies like the Clean Power Plan, a trade group says.
The Energy Information Administration—the federal agency responsible for forecasting energy trends—...
06/26/2015 | Read More
Republicans in Congress threaten the Clean Power Plan with two bills, but are unlikely to derail it with legislation.
Congressional Republicans launched attacks on two fronts this week against President Barack Obama's...
06/25/2015 | Read More
The state has been moving away from coal-fired electricity for the past decade, and the effects of climate change already has its attention.
Editor's note: This article is part a series of stories by InsideClimate News reporters exploring...
06/16/2015 | Read More
The $4 million settlement does not resolve any possible penalties in connection with the federal Clean Water Act.
Enbridge Inc. has reached another settlement in connection with its massive oil pipeline spill into...
06/09/2015 | Read More
The acknowledgment of instances of fracking-related water contamination marks a notable reversal for the Obama administration.
After years of asserting that hydraulic fracturing has never tainted drinking water, the Obama...
06/05/2015 | Read More
Twelve states have sued the EPA, 12 others have created legislative hurdles. Still, most are planning to meet EPA's carbon reduction targets.
Editor's note: This article is part a series of stories by InsideClimate News reporters exploring...
06/03/2015 | Read More
As coal-fired power plants in the state continue to close, Kentucky closes in on reaching federal clean-air standards it resists.
Editor's note: This article is part a series of stories by InsideClimate News reporters exploring...
05/26/2015 | Read More
In contrast to weak EPA regulations, recent ruling takes a strong stand on mishandling of coal ash by utility giant Duke Energy.
Editor's note: This article is part a series of stories by InsideClimate News reporters exploring...
05/21/2015 | Read More
The Beacon Hill Institute uses misleading information in reports aimed at derailing EPA plan to reduce carbon emissions, environmentalists say.
A conservative think tank connected to the political network overseen by Charles and David Koch is...
04/16/2015 | Read More
Deck in Congress is stacked in favor of fossil fuels, throwing Obama’s climate agenda in doubt during his lame-duck years.
Additional reporting for this story was done by ICN reporters Katherine Bagley, Elizabeth Douglass...
11/05/2014 | Read More

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