Emissions

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More Trump vs. California: EPA Rolls Back Fuel Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday that it would roll back ambitious emissions standards for cars and trucks, setting up a confrontation with environmentalists and with the State of California.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Attacks EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took to social media Monday to attack President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

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Climate Change Deal Is a Threat to U.S. Sovereignty

The UN climate change deal reached last week between nearly 200 countries is a direct attack on U.S. sovereignty. It was crafted explicitly to evade the U.S. Constitution’s requirement that treaties must be ratified by a two-thirds majority of the Senate to take effect.

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President Obama’s $4 Billion Clean Power Bribe

In August 2015, the Obama administration announced its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan to cut the national average of 32 percent of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 from power plants’ 2005 levels.

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How California Non-Profit Busted Volkswagen on Emissions

A California-based non-profit, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), is being credited for busting Volkswagen for installing special software on vehicles to cheat diesel emissions tests.

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A Taste of Things to Come for Electricity Consumers and Generators

One year ago, Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, announced the controversial centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s climate change legacy: the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The rule is slated for finalization this summer.