by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 17, 2014
Nine Republican Governors have signed a letter to President Obama opposing the EPA's new carbon rules, but a survey of polls from their states suggests many of them may be seriously out of sync with voters.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 5, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
The latest talking point from critics is that the rules will hurt low-income Americans. But economist Dean Baker says that just isn't so.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 4, 2014 Updated: June 4, 2014
The new EPA regulations will aim for a 30 percent reduction in power plant carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. But what exactly does that mean in the context of the rest of Obama's action on climate?
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 3, 2014
Despite what critics and opponents of the new carbon regulations will endlessly claim, the most likely result will be either no effect or a net improvement for the economy.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 2, 2014
The Sunflower plant comes as few utilities in the U.S. are building new coal plants.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on June 2, 2014
Currently, there are no national limits on the carbon pollution that power plants emit into the atmosphere. With Monday's proposed rule, that will change.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 1, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reports that new EPA rule will aim to cut power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014
The Chamber's analysis is likely the latest in a long history of "doom and gloom" predictions that overstate the costs and vastly lowball the benefits of cutting carbon dioxide and other pollutants.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on May 12, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a cautious step toward asking drilling companies to disclose what chemicals they pump into the earth.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on May 9, 2014
For the third time in three weeks, a panel of judges has ruled against industry groups' attempts to overturn Environmental Protection Agency protections against air pollution.