Monthly Archives: March 2010

EPA Issues Final Notice Setting Stage for Regulating Greenhouse Gases under Clean Air Act

The EPA today announced its final plans to move forward to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. In its final notice titled, “Reconsideration of Interpretation of Regulations that Determine Pollutants Covered by Clean Air Act Permitting Programs,” the … Continue reading

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Study Finds High Energy Costs Straining Family Budgets; Low-Income Families Hit Hardest

A study released this week finds that high energy costs are forcing families to spend a huge amount of their income on energy, with lower-income families the most vulnerable. The study by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) … Continue reading

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DNR Moves Forward with Costly Phosphorus Rule

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board this month announced plans to hold hearings on a controversial proposed administrative rule that would place significantly more stringent phosphorus limits for Wisconsin lakes and rivers.

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U.S. Chamber Petitions EPA Over “Endangerment Finding”

The New York Times reports that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week filed a petition with EPA for reconsideration of its finding that greenhouse gases “endanger” the public health and welfare.   “The Chamber believes that the right way … Continue reading

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