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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, 6.28.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.28.13

June 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Administration: President Obama has announced a robust plan for tackling climate change and reducing dangerous carbon pollution. This marks a historic turning point. No longer will power plants be allowed to dump unlimited amounts of carbon into our atmosphere, threatening our health and environment. The President’s speech on Tuesday builds on previous statements with […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.20.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.20.12

September 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Congress will recess at the end of this week, reconvening after the November elections for a “lame duck” session starting on November 13. House of Representatives: Making yet another attack on the environment prior to recessing for the elections, the House leadership has bundled a number of anti-environmental bills into a package called […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate As reported in the previous Digest, supporters of EPA’s standards to reduce mercury and air toxics from power plants won an important victory in the Senate last week, defeating Senator Inhofe’s Congressional Review Act resolution to void them by a vote of 46-53. Follow this link to see how your Senators voted. […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 5.11.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 5.11.12

May 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House The House has begun voting on FY2013 appropriations bills to provide the federal governments’ annual funding, but the Interior-EPA Appropriations bill, which includes funding for Clean Air Act activities, may be too controversial to come to the House floor this year and may instead be rolled into an omnibus appropriations bill late […]

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There is no hope, but we might be wrong. Earth Day 2012 Hotline, 4.23.12

There is no hope, but we might be wrong. Earth Day 2012 Hotline, 4.23.12

April 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

“There is no hope, but we might be wrong.” Earth Day 2012 Edition The Strip | By Brian McFadden published in The New York Times, 4.22.12. Happy Earth Day! Since the first Earth Day, the environmental threats facing our country and planet have worsened, growing exponentially in number and complexity. Even as we learn more […]

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