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    Air Quality Standards

    Janet McCabe testified at a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to revise national air quality standards for ground-level ozone. A final decision by…

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    Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The World Resources Institute released Delivering on the U.S. Climate Commitment: A 10-Point Plan Toward a Low-Carbon Future at the National Press Club. Panelists talked about the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of issues, including the terrorist attack in Tunisia and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments on a Palestinian…

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    Proposed Carbon Dioxide Emission Rules

    Environmental regulation officials from five states testified about their problems and successes dealing with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon dioxide…

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    Ozone Regulations

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to cut smog and ozone pollution.…

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    Coal and U.S. Energy Policy

    Energy Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal Julio Friedmann talked about carbon capture and storage technologies for reducing carbon emissions. He illustrated his talk…

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    Gina McCarthy on Clean Air Act Announcement

    Gina McCarthy held a conference call to announce new proposed Clean Air Act ozone level standards.

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    U.S.-China Carbon Reduction Deal

    Thomas Lorenzen talked about the carbon emission reduction deal struck by U.S. and Chinese leaders earlier in the week and the reaction the deal had received. He discussed President…

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    President Obama and Chinese President Xi on Greenhouse Gas Emmisions

    President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a news conference in the Great Hall of the People at the end of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in…

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    Donora 1948 Air Quality Crisis

    Brian Charlton of the Donora Smog Museum talked about the origin of the 1948 Donora air quality crisis and how it led to changing perceptions of air pollution and…

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    Carbon Dioxide Scrubbing

    Klaus Lackner talked about carbon dioxide scrubbing, the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from ambient air. Topics included available technologies including carbon capture…

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    Clean Power Plan, Afternoon Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Clean Power Plan, Morning Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Controls

    Greenwire legal reporter Jeremy Jacobs talked by telephone about the U.S. Supreme Court decision released the previous day regarding Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon controls.

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    Senator Barrasso on Carbon Emissions Regulations

    Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke on the Senate floor about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon emission regulations announced that day. He criticized the plan,…

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    Senator Murphy on Climate Change

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) spoke on the Senate floor and responded to Senator Sessions' (R-AL) comments on the Obama administration’s proposal to reduce carbon emissions. He…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution. He talked about benefits…

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    Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Industry Representatives

    Energy industry representatives talked about the impact of Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas regulations on bottom-line costs for companies and consumers. They answered…

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    Regulation of Greenhouse Gases Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2007 the Court decided that the EPA could regulate…

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    Cross-State Air Pollution Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument on cross-state air pollution combining two cases, Environmental Protection Agency v. EME Homer City Generation and American Lung Association v. EME…

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