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    Clean Water Act Regulations

    Robert Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) oversight authority under the Clean Water Act. He answered questions from committee members on the…

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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 Sessions on Carbon Emissions

    Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) spoke on the Senate floor about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon emission reduction plan. He was critical of the plan, citing…

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    Supreme Court Carbon Emissions Case

    Reuters Supreme Court correspondent Lawrence Hurley spoke by phone about oral arguments in a case (born from six separate suits) that challenges existing carbon emissions regulations from…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Rules

    Witnesses testified about a proposed emission rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The rule, known as the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) for utilities would set…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Oversight

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson testified on her agency’s decision-making process and regulatory activity to comport with President Obama’s…

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    Climate Change Legislation, Panel 4

    Witnesses in a fourth panel of experts testified on the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation would cut carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 20…

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    U.S. Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emmissions

    Alden Meyer talked about the decision made during the week by the Environmental Protection Agency to postpone regulating greenhouse gas emissions. The EPA announced a 120-day period of…

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    Mercury Emmission Standards, Part 2

    The hearing focused on practical technology available to regulate mercury emissions from power plants.

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    Mercury Emmission Standards, Part 1

    The hearing focused on practical technology available to regulate mercury emissions from power plants.

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    Technology and Energy Alternatives

    The topic of the closing plenary session was, “Breakthrough Energy Technologies.” Former CIA director James Woolsey and others talked about innovative technology and energy…

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    British Petroleum Settlement

    The Justice Department announced a settlement with British Petroleum on charges related to an oil refinery explosion, violations of the Clean Air and Water Act, and allegations of price…

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    Greenhouse Gas Regulation

    A hearing was held in the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA where the Court held that…

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    Supreme Court Environmental Decision

    Experts discussed the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court case Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency. On April 2, 2007, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5 to 4…

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    Regulation of Carbon Dioxide

    Experts discussed the U.S. Supreme Court case Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency in which oral arguments will be heard on November 29. Several states and environmental…

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    Air Quality Legislation

    President Bush talked about his Clear Skies Initiative, designed to reduce pollution and create jobs. He argued that the present regulations provided a disincentive for companies to…

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    Clean Air Standards

    Witnesses testified about proposed revisions to the Clean Air Act. Among the topics they addressed were air quality standards, health threats from pollution, and the basis for making…

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    Auto Fuel Efficiency Standards

    In a brief interview Rep. Morella showed her electric-gasoline hybrid car.  Mr. DeCicco talked about the environmental, economic, and technical issues of fuel efficiency,…

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    Global Warming Policy

    President Bush unveiled initiatives to curb carbon dioxide emissions and the control greenhouse gasses. Among the topics he addressed were energy regulation, research and development,…

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    Clean Air Act Proposals

    Mr. Schlesinger talked about several changes to power plant emissions standards proposed by the Bush administration and the reaction of several Northeastern attorneys general. He…

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