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Virginia Aims To Regulate Power Plant Emissions Amid CPP Rollback

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., has taken executive action to reduce carbon emissions across the state. Under the newly signed Executive Directive 11, the governor is instructing the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to begin the process of establishing regulations [Read More]

Federal Court Suspends Clean Power Plan Case

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 01, 2017

On Friday, a federal court approved the Trump administration’s request to suspend the litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The decision comes after President Donald Trump signed a number of executive orders aimed at rolling back Obama-era environmental and [Read More]

Pruitt Confirmed As EPA Head; Environmental Groups Speak Out

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Much to the dismay of many environmental advocacy groups, Scott Pruitt was officially sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday. Pruitt succeeds Gina McCarthy, who President Barack Obama named EPA head in [Read More]

Renewable Energy Stakeholders Chime In On Trump’s Presidential Win

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 09, 2016

Having secured more than the necessary 270 electoral votes, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was elected the next president of the U.S. early this morning. According to CNN – which, as of press time, has tallied 92% of the popular [Read More]

Voter Support For Clean Energy Policies Up Since Last Presidential Election

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2016

A new survey by Lazard Ltd., a financial advisory and asset management firm, has found bipartisan support for clean energy policies has increased among U.S. voters. The Lazard Alternative Energy Poll was previously conducted in 2012, the prior presidential election [Read More]