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  • Paris Climate Change Talks: What Might an Agreement Look Like? image

    Paris Climate Change Talks: What Might an Agreement Look Like?

    The Paris climate convention expected to take place later this year represents the culmination of more than 20 years of work by thousands of international delegates. Since the adoption of …

  • Clean Power Plan Published in Federal Register image

    Clean Power Plan Published in Federal Register

    Almost three months after being finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the much anticipated Clean Power Plan has been published in the Federal Register.  Today’s publication means …

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    Paris Climate Change Talks: How Did We Get Here?

    The United Nations (UN) has been trying to address the climate change issue for the better part of 20 years now. In some respects, the Paris summit will be the …

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    Paris Climate Change Talks: A Primer

    Later this year, the eyes of the world will turn to Paris for two weeks as delegates from the international community gather at the United Nations (UN) Climate …

  • Jonathan Williams and Karla Jones Interviewed on I Spy Radio image

    Jonathan Williams and Karla Jones Interviewed on I Spy Radio

    Jonathan Williams, Vice President of the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform, spoke with Dr. Mark on I Spy Radio in Oregon about the continued trend of Americans moving to …

  • Court Issues Nationwide Stay against “Waters of the US” Rule image

    Court Issues Nationwide Stay against “Waters of the US” Rule

    Big news for the states legally challenging the ongoing EPA “Regulatory Train Wreck.” Earlier today, the Cincinnati-based Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a nationwide stay against …

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    Projected Ozone Nonattainment Areas

    Following yesterday’s news that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will lower the current National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone from 75 ppb to 70, here …

  • EPA Releases New Smog Rule image

    EPA Releases New Smog Rule

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a long-awaited rule targeting ground-level ozone, a respiratory irritant derived from the burning of fossil fuels as well as other industrial …

  • New Models from the Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force image

    New Models from the Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force

    Earlier this summer, members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) gathered in San Diego for the organization’s 42nd Annual Meeting. In addition to hearing from three …

  • Ed Markey’s Energy Hypocrisy? image

    Ed Markey’s Energy Hypocrisy?

    Last week National Journal held a forum in Washington, D.C. where three members of the U.S. Senate discussed the prospect of lifting the current ban on crude oil exports …

  • Oil and Gas Industry Now in EPA’s Crosshairs image

    Oil and Gas Industry Now in EPA’s Crosshairs

    EPA’s Regulatory Train Wreck continues. Earlier this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new rule seeking to slash methane emissions from new sources in the …

  • Clean Power Plan Legal Battle Begins image

    Clean Power Plan Legal Battle Begins

    Early last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final version of the Clean Power Plan, the federal regulation designed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from fossil …

  • ALEC CEO Lisa B. Nelson on OANN’s The Daily Ledger image

    ALEC CEO Lisa B. Nelson on OANN’s The Daily Ledger

    American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson appeared on One American News Network’s The Daily Ledger to talk with Graham Ledger about the 42nd ALEC Annual Meeting in San …

  • Clean Power Plan Released image

    Clean Power Plan Released

    John At a press conference earlier today, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy released the agency’s final Clean Power Plan, unquestionably the most consequential and …

  • Reports: EPA to release Clean Power Plan next week image

    Reports: EPA to release Clean Power Plan next week

    According to reports published in both the New York Times and the Washington Post last night, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release its final …

  • Map: Natural Gas Production in the U.S. image

    Map: Natural Gas Production in the U.S.

    One of the greatest achievements of the American 21st Century has been the advances made in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies. These innovative well stimulation and extraction techniques have …

  • SCOTUS: EPA Must Consider Costs Before Imposing Regulation image

    SCOTUS: EPA Must Consider Costs Before Imposing Regulation

    The Supreme Court’s 2014 Term came to a close on Monday, but not before it issued a strong rebuke of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) handling of the 2012 …

  • Previewing Michigan v. EPA image

    Previewing Michigan v. EPA

    Despite having already announced several significant decisions this week, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to hand down another on Monday dealing with the Clean …

  • EPA Wins First Legal Challenge to Clean Power Plan image

    EPA Wins First Legal Challenge to Clean Power Plan

    This past April, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in two consolidated cases led by the state of West Virginia and …

  • EPA Sets Sights on Airline Industry image

    EPA Sets Sights on Airline Industry

    Any day now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release an endangerment finding suggesting that greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes pose a risk to human health.