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Kate Sheppard

McConnell Aims To Torpedo EPA Carbon Rules | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking to block new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding carbon e...

Federal Court Upholds EPA's Greenhouse Gas Rules

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handin...

Greenhouse Gas Rules May Be Vulnerable In Court

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - U.S. limits on greenhouse gas emissions face a challenge in federal court this we...

EPA Issues Guidelines For Greenhouse Gas Reduction

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO — Increasing energy efficiency is the focus of the first-ever federal guidelines for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from indust...

Ryan Grim

Reid Promises Vote On Blocking EPA From Addressing Climate Change | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will allow a vote on legislation to block the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases for t...

Hey, CEOs. Want Certainty? Cap Carbon

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Scher

If you want to argue that there is renewed uncertainty over environmental regulation, don't pin it on the president for proposing legislation to cap greenhouse gas emissions. Blame conservatives for blocking it.

Obama's Green Agenda under attack from group linked to chemical industry

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A secretive group linked to a leading European chemical company has joined the campaign to defeat Barack Obama's green agenda, taking the fight beyond...

Senate Measure To Strip The EPA Of Authority Fails

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has rejected a bid to stop the Obama administration from imposing regulations on greenhouse gases, giving a boost to Pre...

EPA WILL Regulate Greenhouse Gases, But Not Till 2011

Juliet Eilperin | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a rule Monday affirming that it won't regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under the Cle...

EPA Moves To Regulate Smokestack Greenhouse Gases

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency moved Thursday to more tightly control air pollution from large power plants, factories and oil...

Senator Rockefeller Pushes For Moratorium On EPA Authority

The Washington Post | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sen. John D. Rockefeller (D-WVa.) will introduce legislation Thursday to impose a two-year moratorium on the Environmental Protection Agency's ability...

Chamber of Commerce Further Attempts To Confuse Public Understanding Of Climate Science

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The chamber announced its intent to sue the EPA last month in an attempt to have the endangerment finding, as it's known, tossed out. Legally, the ch...

EPA Backs Down From Greenhouse Gas Regulation: Lawmakers Relieved | ROBIN BRAVENDER and DARREN SAMUELSOHN of ClimateWire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said that no stationary sources will face greenhouse gas regulations this year and that small sources will not be ...

Landrieu, Murkowski Collaborate On Plan To Block EPA Climate Rules

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) told reporters Wednesday that she is working with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Murkowski's efforts to block EPA from r...

EPA: Greenhouse Gases Are Danger To Human Health, Must Be Regulated

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO and H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency took a major step Monday toward regulating greenhouses gases, concluding that climate changing ...