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Clean Air Act Digest, 12.16.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 12.16.13

December 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Thank you to our readers who filled out the Clean Air Act Digest survey. We are pleased that Digest readers have found it to be a useful resource. Since the time Digest was created, a few years back, supporters of Clean Air Act protections have been successful in fending off congressional attacks. As […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 11.18.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 11.18.13

November 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Congress: Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) have released draft legislation that would repeal the current Clean Air Act authority to set standards for America’s biggest carbon polluters. The proposed bill would block all current and pending EPA proposals for power plant carbon pollution standards, bar anything but do-nothing standards […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 11.1.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 11.1.13

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Congress: On October 28, Representative Ed Whitfield (R-KY) released a discussion draft of legislation that would repeal the current Clean Air Act authority to set standards for America’s biggest carbon polluters. The proposed bill would repeal all current and pending EPA proposals for power plant carbon pollution standards, bar almost all standards for […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 10.23.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 10.23.13

October 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Congress: On October 16, just before the government would no longer have enough funds to pay its bills, lawmakers passed a deal which put federal workers back to work after 16 days of furlough, prevented a potential default on US debt, and avoided conceding to any major policy changes. While the current crisis […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 10.11.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 10.11.13

October 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Today is day 11 of the government shutdown following House Republicans’ refusal to vote on a “clean” Continuing Resolution to fund the government. The federal government is still predicted to run out of funds to pay its debts on October 17. The House Republican leadership has indicated a willingness to temporarily suspend enforcement […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 10.4.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 10.4.13

October 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Please take a moment to fill out our survey, then scroll down to read the Clean Air Act Digest. Thank you! Loading…   UPDATES Congress: On October 1, for the first time in 17 years, the government shut down after House Republicans refused to vote on a “clean” Continuing Resolution to fund the government. While […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.27.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.27.13

September 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Congress: The Senate today (Friday, September 27) passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the federal government operating past the end of the fiscal year on Monday, September 30. Since the Senate made changes to the bill as passed by the House—most notably, the majority voted to strip out a provision defunding “Obamacare”—the […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.23.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.23.13

September 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  UPDATES Senate: After two weeks of attempting, without success, to come to agreement on a list of amendments to consider, the Senate set aside the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill (S. 1392) late last week. S. 1392, a bipartisan, consensus-based energy efficiency bill supported by a wide range of stakeholders along with the Obama Administration, […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.13.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.13.13

September 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Senate: On Wednesday, September 11, the Senate began debate on the Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill (S. 1392). Senators Shaheen (D-NH) and Portman (R-OH) have put forward a bipartisan, consensus-based energy efficiency bill which the Obama Administration supports, as it will save consumers money and cut pollution. Thus far, only positive, bipartisan amendments have been […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.5.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.5.13

September 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate After several delays, Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) moved to the Shaheen-Portman (S. 761) energy efficiency bill prior to the August congressional recess, with the expectation of returning to the bill when Congress resumed in September. The bill will now be further delayed due to the crisis in Syria, but Senate aides […]

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