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Federal Court Extends Suspension Of Clean Power Plan Case

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced that long-pending litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an...

Virginia Aims To Regulate Power Plant Emissions Amid CPP Rollback

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...

Legal Battle Over Obama’s Clean Power Plan Advances

Today, a federal court is hearing long-awaited oral arguments for and against the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama administration’s landmark climate change initiative...

Happy Birthday, Clean Power Plan

Today, the hashtag #CleanPowerPlan is trending on Twitter. That’s because, exactly one year ago, on Aug. 3, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Poll: Voters In Four States Suing Over CPP Actually Support The Climate Initiative

Last year, a coalition of over 20 states launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to block the implementation of the...

Over 50 Cities Urge Court To Uphold Clean Power Plan

More than 50 city and county governments from 28 states - together with The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the National League of Cities...

Oregon Gov. Signs Anti-Coal, Pro-Renewables Bill Into Law

As expected, Gov. Kate Brown, D-Ore., has signed into law S.B.1547-B, the Clean Electricity and Coal Transition plan. The utility-backed legislation aims to significantly...
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Goodbye, Coal: Oregon Passes Ambitious Renewables Mandate

Believe it or not, the state's two largest utilities helped shape a bill that requires them to stop using coal and establishes a 50% by 2040 RPS.

U.S. Supreme Court Halts Controversial Clean Power Plan

The renewable energy industry is disappointed with the decision but remains optimistic that the climate change initiative will ultimately prevail.

Federal Court Rejects Stay Of Clean Power Plan

On Thursday, a federal court handed renewable energy stakeholders, environmentalists and the Obama administration a victory: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C....