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2015

December 15, 2015

UNFCCC Paris Accord Draft

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December 1, 2015

House Votes to Reject EPA Climate Rules

view S.J.Res. 23 vote

view S.J.Res. 24 vote

November 17, 2015

Senate Votes to Reject EPA Climate Rules

view S.J.Res. 23 vote

view S.J.Res. 24 vote

November 7, 2015

NERA Analysis of the EPA Final Clean Power Plan

view Energy and Consumer Impacts of EPA's Clean Power Plan
view State Electricity Price Increases
view FAQs About NERA's Analysis of the Clean Power Plan
view Highlights from NERA's Analysis of the Clean Power Plan
view Peak Year Map
view CPP vs. Other Rules

November 4, 2015

18 States File to Defend EPA GHG Rules

view motion to intervene

October 26, 2015

House & Senate File CRA Resolutions to Stop the EPA's GHG Regulations

view S.J. Res. 23 - New and modified power plants

view S.J. Res. 24 - Existing power plants

view H.J. Res. 71 - New and modified power plants

view H.J. Res. 72 - Existing power plants

October 23, 2015

24 States File to Stop EPA GHG Rules

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October 23, 2015

EPA Publishes Final Rules on GHG Regulation

 - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and Reconstructed Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (view rule)

Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (view rule)

- Federal Plan Requirements for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Electric Utility Generating Units Constructed on or Before January 8, 2014; Model Trading Rules; Amendments to Framework Regulations (view plan)

October 19-20, 2015

USCPA Workshop (view agenda)

Guest speakers include:

Jan Brunner, Senior Energy Policy Advisor, Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Chairman, Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

Steven Groves, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation

Joe Goffman, Associate Assistant Administrator & Senior Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (view presentation)

Phil Assmus, Senior Staff Associate, National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA)

Neil Chatterjee, Senior Policy Advisor, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Majority Leader

Rick Driscoll, Acting Director, Office of Global Change, Department of State (view presentation)

Eric Hutchins, Associate, Federal Government Relations, Hunton and Williams (view presentation)

Rodney Sobin, Senior Program Director, National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) (view presentation)

October 5, 2015

Draft of Paris Climate Protocol

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October 1, 2015

McCabe Letter to EPA Regions on Ozone Implementation

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September 22, 2015

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker Sent Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on U.S. Legal Obligations Regarding the Paris Climate Accord

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September 21, 2015

Heritage Foundation Paper: "Obama's Plan to Avoid Senate Review of the Paris Protocol"

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August 3, 2015

EPA's Clean Power Plan Website

Clean Power Plan Final Rule

Clean Power Plan Regulatory Impact Analysis

EPA's New and Modified EGUs Website

New and Modified EGUs Final Rule

New and Modified EGUs Regulatory Impact Analysis

June 17, 2015

22 GOP Lawmakers Criticize Health Rationale for Lower Ozone Limit

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May 21, 2015

National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) Releases Report on Menu of Options to Implement EPA's GHG Clean Power Plan

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April 21, 2015

DOE Releases its First Installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review - Energy Infrastructure

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April 15, 2015

EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

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April 15, 2015

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Hearing on "The President’s UN Climate Pledge: Scientifically Justified or a New Tax on Americans?"

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March 31, 2015

U.S. UNFCCC GHG Reduction Target

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March 23-24, 2015

USCPA Workshop (view agenda)

Guest speakers include:

Mandy Gunasekara, Climate Change Counsel, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Chairman

Tom Hassenboehler, Chief Counsel, House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Chairman

Melanie Condon, Policy Specialist, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Standing Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) (view presentation)

Lars Kvale, Head of Business Development, APX Environmental Team (view presentation)

Rachel Jones, Professional Staff, House Subcommittee on Environment, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

David Kreutzer, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Energy Economics and Climate Change, The Heritage Foundation (view study)

Phil Assmus, Senior Staff Associate, National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA)

Daniel Kreeger, Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers (view presentation)

March 23, 2015

Congressman Ed Whitfield Unveils Ratepayer Protection Act

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view summary

view section by section

March 19, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sends Letter About Concerns with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan to the National Governors Association

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March 16, 2015

Eleven Governors Oppose the EPA's Ozone Rule

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March 11, 2015

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Hearing on “Examining State Perspectives of the EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rule for Existing Power Plants”

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February 25, 2015

UNFCCC International Climate Agreement - Negotiating Text Officially Published

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February 17, 2015

The Obama Administration’s Climate Agenda Will Hit Manufacturing Hard: A State-by-State Analysis

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February 9, 2015

House Energy and Commerce Republicans Released a Draft Outline of a Four-Piece Energy Strategy

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February 3, 2015

President Obama’s Budget Plans for Energy/Climate Related Areas

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January 12, 2015

Letter from FERC Commissioner Tony Clark to Senator Murowski, Congressmen Upton & Whitfield on EPA's Clean Power Plan

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January 12, 2015

FERC Technical Conferences on the EPA Clean Power Plan

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