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Delta Air Lines Joins Oil Industry Groups to Fight EPA Biofuel Mandates

Delta Air Lines recently joined other oil industry trade groups to fight the U.S. biofuel mandate that requires refiners to meet an annual…
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AP Attack on Corn Ethanol: Not the Whole Story

A recent AP story criticized the biofuel industry. 3p correspondent RP Siegel dissects their argument.
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Obama Issues New Executive Order on Climate Change

The timing is significant. Just a few days after the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, when President Obama stood among the rubble and…
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American Petroleum Institute Sues EPA Over New Biofuel Mandates

American Petroleum Institute sues EPA over new biofuel mandates. Are these legitimate concerns or just part of a larger anti-renewable agenda?
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Major Companies Sign on to Reduce Power Plant Emissions

Twenty-two major companies signed a letter in support of the EPA’s new proposed standards for power plant emissions.
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How Steel Can Make Greener Cars

Last year, when the Obama administration passed the new corporate fuel economy standards, requiring cars and light trucks to average 54.5 mpg, it…

EPA Attacks Honeybee Colony Collapse with New Safety Standards

In response to an unprecedented decline in bee populations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released new pesticide labels that forbid the use…
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How Waste Management Got Proactive on Environmental Justice

Waste Management's Sue Briggum talks about how important understanding and discussing environmental justice issues with communities and companies has been for developing their…
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Can Republicans Take the Lead on Climate Change?

There are Republicans who believe in climate change: an op-ed written by a Hill staffer suggests the GOP can tackle it via free…
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How Obama and Renewables May Benefit from the Natural Gas Boom

While early renewable energy policy decisions and the climate strategy President Obama laid out this week may ultimately have the greatest long-term impact…
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Senators’ Positions on Climate Change Reflect Their Donors’ Wishes

President Obama followed up on the promise he made in his State of the Union Address to take action on climate change even…
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Will Obama’s Climate Action Plan Save the World?

Obama's climate plan is far reaching, given today's political climate, but still not aggressive enough to stop the worst impacts of global warming.
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Environmental Justice in Fresno, Where Faith = Awareness

In Fresno and the San Joaquin Valley, a strong environmental justice movement is taking shape, fighting to raise awareness about devastating health issues.
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Can the New Social Cost of Carbon Estimate Help Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Another item the Obama Administration doesn’t seem to be comfortable talking about: The updated social cost of carbon (SCC). Why? Because the new…
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Understanding Environmental Justice Policies

Next year marks the 20th anniversary of President Clinton's signing of Executive Order 12898 on environmental justice. What are the events that brought…