By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
Leave it to the Environmental Protection Agency to come up with regulatory standards so restrictive that the technology to meet them has yet to be commercially tested.
As expected, the EPA on Friday unveiled its revised proposal to cap greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants. And as expected, coal-fired power plants will [...]
By Sean Whaley | Nevada News Bureau
CARSON CITY — The potential viability of Yucca Mountain as a long-term repository for nuclear waste was the focus of yet another discussion Tuesday in Nevada, as the Legislative Committee on High-Level Radioactive Waste heard status reports on the now defunded project.
The committee also heard testimony from witnesses, including former [...]
By Grant Bosse | New Hampshire Watchdog
NEW YORK — New Hampshire officials are auctioning off 1.82 million carbon allowances in June. RGGI Inc. today announced that the 16th Quarterly Auction will take place on June 4th. The nine states remaining in the program are offering 364. million RGGI allowances, each of which allows a covered [...]Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist — A final curtain fell this week on New Jersey's role in the ongoing CO2 cap-and-trade opera known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.Read More →
By EVELYN PYBURN
BIG SKY BUSINESS JOURNAL
Officials from several counties and cities in Montana have decided to proceed in a suit that challenges the legality of one of Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s vetoes, following the last legislative session.
The commissioners of Madison, Sweet Grass, Fergus and Carbon counties, and the cities of Sheridan and Roundup – as impacted [...]