I. IntroductionOn June 18 the EPA announced a proposal for emission guidelines for States to follow in developing their respective State Implementation Plans (SIP) to address greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal fired electrical generation units (EGU) in the United States, … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Businesses Should Plan Now for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan
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"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." John Adams (1735 – 1826), ’Argument in defense of the soldiers of the Boston Massacre Trials,’ … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Supreme Court Sides With Developer on Waste-to-Energy Plant Conditional Use Permit Dispute
Energy and Climate DebateInternational negotiations and congressional debates over transportation reauthorization, energy legislation, and Environmental Protection Agency regulations dominated the energy arena last week. This week, the House is planning to move the Agriculture … [Read more...] about Energy and Environmental Law Updates – June 24, 2012
By letter dated April 30, 2013, EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe denied a petition filed by the Sierra Club and other groups, seeking to have the agency issue a determination pursuant to section 111 of the federal Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. §7411(b), finding that air … [Read more...] about EPA Declines to Create New Air Pollution Control Program for Coal Mines – For Now.
On January 22, 2013, in Sierra Club v. EPA1 the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion that addressed some Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permitting program issues. Following this case, on March 4, 2013, the EPA issued guidance entitled … [Read more...] about EPA Reinforces Standards to Use “Representative Data” After Sierra Club