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5 Ways Obama's Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules
The new regulations depend on the next president to enforce them.
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Marco Rubio Slams Obama's New Carbon Rules
"It will make the cost of electricity higher for millions of Americans."
Leaked Details Of Obama Power Plant Plan Include Later Deadlines For States
Sources say the final plan will delay state compliance by two years but provide new incentives.
House Passes Bill To Undermine Obama's Climate Rules
"At a time when our economy is still recovering, regulations that will raise the price of energy, especially on the most
Senators Argue 4 Months Not Enough Time To Comment On EPA Carbon Rules
"EPA has received the letter and is reviewing the request," said EPA spokeswoman Liz Purchia in a statement. "Right now we're
Taking Oil Industry Cue, Environmentalists Drew Emissions Blueprint
In November 2010, three combatants gathered in a sleek office here to build a carbon emissions policy that they hoped to
No, Cutting Carbon Emissions Won't Ruin The Economy
"When serious studies have been done, the impacts tend to be small -- sometimes positive, sometimes negative, but small," think
EPA's Power Plant Emissions Limits Will Likely Aid Existing Cap-And-Trade Programs
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The nine states that are part of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative scheme, which applies to the power sector only, saw
Time to Act on Climate Change
Administrator, U.S.Environmental Protection Agency
Today, the auto industry is thriving, and American consumers save about $8 thousand at the pump over the life of their vehicle. We can't solve climate change overnight -- but we can get closer to a solution.
Cutting Mercury, Protecting Children
Lisa P. Jackson
We recently finalized the nation's first-ever Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plant emissions. Once MATS is fully implemented, it will prevent up to 11,000 premature deaths, 4,700 heart attacks, and 3,100 emergency room visits across the nation.
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The Politics of Mercury and Your Teeth
Writer and publisher, www.americacomesalive.com
The recent FDA ruling that mercury used in dental amalgam fillings is not at a level high enough to cause harm in patients was the next volley in what is an ongoing discussion about the safety of mercury.
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