House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “Repealing the Clean Power Plan is the right move for the economy and for the rule of law.
The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the EPA’s announcement of a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “The Clean Power Plan could harness the power of energy efficiency as the single most effective way to reduce emissions while driving improved energy productivity and economic prosperity.
Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017), released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), presents updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2050 based on eight cases (Reference, Low and High Economic Growth, Low and High Oil Price, Low and High Oil and Gas Resource and Technology, No Clean Power Plan implementation). This is the first time that EIA is publishing projections through 2050 in the AEO tables.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is holding a hearing today on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Following is a statement from Tom Kimbis, interim president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on the proceedings:
As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears oral arguments today about the merits of the Clean Power Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule placing the first-ever federal carbon pollution limits on our nation's electric power plants, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement.
With oral arguments on the Clean Power Plan scheduled for next week in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Center for American Progress released a short analysis of the benefits of the Clean Power Plan for the climate and human health.
Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) today joined 163 current and former House Members as well as 44 current and former Senators in signing on to an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit defending President Obama’s Clean Power Plan
Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, voted to pass a comprehensive energy bill and two resolutions disapproving of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan for new and existing power plants. The House passed these bills to support American energy and power our economy, all while President Obama is in Paris at the U.N. summit promoting his radical climate change agenda that would harm the U.S. economy
The Sierra Club released polling today showing significant support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan among registered voters in key states. The new polls come on the eve of votes expected next week in the US Senate on Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolutions intended to derail the policy and its historic public health protections against carbon pollution
Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee and co-Chair of the Senate Climate Clearinghouse, released the following statement on and the Environmental Protection Agency and President Obama’s Clean Power Plan
Upon publication today of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan in the Federal Register, Rhone Resch, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) issued the following statement
A new issue brief from the Center for American Progress highlights how the abundance of wind energy offshore of the Atlantic coast offers East Coast states an immense opportunity to help achieve their 2030 Clean Power Plan goals, expand their energy supplies, and spur sustainable economic development.
Wind energy can provide a majority of the clean power that states will need to comply with the government’s new rule to reduce carbon pollution from electric power plants, U.S. industry leaders said today, and it can save consumers money doing so.
Today the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the centerpiece of President Obama’s groundbreaking climate change strategy, the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The United States’ most ambitious action yet taken to combat climate change, the CCP sets the first-ever limits on dangerous carbon emissions from the nation’s power plants, gives states the opportunity to craft implementation plans tailored to their needs and provides opportunities for new jobs and lower energy costs across the nation.
Today, President Obama will unveil the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan—a historic step to cut the carbon pollution driving climate change. Here are six key things every American should know
“Through its fundamental commitment to flexibility, local choice, and cost-effectiveness, the Clean Power Plan sets the stage for a market-based transformation of the U.S. power sector that promises to help secure the nation’s prosperity for decades to come. In this competition of technologies and ideas as well as dollars and cents, energy efficiency has a remarkable opportunity to demonstrate its superior value proposition as the cheapest, cleanest, quickest, and most reliable way to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle climate change
Calling President Obama’s signature climate change policy both “historic” and “critically needed,” the solar industry issued its strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, scheduled to be released on Monday, urging states to consider solar as a clean, affordable, reliable and carbon-free solution
American wind power can help states affordably and reliably comply with the pending Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants, with independent studies confirming wind will play the largest role in the lowest-cost compliance mix.
Clean Power Research® (www.cleanpower.com) today launchedWattPlan™, an online software application that enables utilities to cost-effectively engage customers with highly-personalized answers to energy questions such as: “Is solar right for me?” Built on energy valuation solutions developed over the past 17 years, WattPlan incorporates newly available information such as interval data from smart meters, and innovations like rate optimization, to set a new standard for user-facing energy calculators.
Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected coal industry challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, ruling coal interests had prematurely challenged the Obama Administration’s historic effort to curb carbon pollution to combat climate disruption
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