by Jeff Spross Posted on November 14, 2013 Updated: November 15, 2013
Out of 103 options the Congressional Budget Office reviewed, a carbon tax was by far the biggest deficit-reducer of them all.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 5, 2013
The new public comment period is a positive step, but claims previous updates were done secretively are deeply misleading.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 4, 2013 Updated: November 4, 2013
Economic limitations may prevent it from taking advantage of a natural gas lull, and the economic advantages of not burning it mount everyday.
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by Andrew Breiner Posted on October 31, 2013
A federal judge has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to set a deadline to finish long-stalled regulations on the disposal of coal ash, the waste product that comes from burning coal for power.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 30, 2013
The one thing missing was an actual case that the Obama administration's regulations are destroying coal jobs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 29, 2013
The cause of the explosion and the role regulatory agencies played are still unknown six months later.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 24, 2013 Updated: October 25, 2013
The agency's June 2014 regulations will cut emissions from existing power plants, so it's seeking comment on how to do it from 11 different cities.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 16, 2013 Updated: March 17, 2014
How we overestimate the costs and underestimate the benefits of environmental regulation, again and again and again.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 11, 2013 Updated: October 11, 2013
OSHA has furloughed 90 percent of its staff in the shutdown, leaving it only able to respond to serious emergencies.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 11, 2013
The fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people could result in a fine that pales in comparison to the damage caused.