30 Jun '15, 10pm

What does the SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision tell EPA about how to roll out the #CleanPowerPlan? #actonclimate...

Taking A Cue From The LGBT Community, EPA Needs To Focus On Creating A Receptive Audience For Its Clean Power Plan Posted on June 30, 2015 by Shari Shapiro Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link Both Michigan v. EPA and Obergefell v. Hodges demonstrate a key learning about governance in America—context matters as much as, or perhaps more, than legal authority. In 1998, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to regulate mercury emissions. EPA apparently did not do a formal cost-benefit analysis (CBA) comparing the benefits to health, etc. with the economic impact on the power industry. However, EPA did submit a “Regulatory Impact Analysis” that estimated the regulation would cost the power industry $9.6 billion per year, for an apparently meager benefit of $4-$6 million per year. When the mercury rule was challenged on the grounds that EPA had failed to ...

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The Supreme Court just punched a hole in Obama’s plan to clean up power plants

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grist.org 29 Jun '15, 5pm

The Obama administration has had a pretty good week at the Supreme Court, but that changed this morning when the court rul...

House votes to stop the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

inhabitat.com 26 Jun '15, 8pm

The White House said, on Tuesday, that they would veto the bill to halt the Clean Power Plan , saying that the act would u...

You should be excited about this SCOTUS decision, too

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grist.org 29 Jun '15, 11pm

Amid big huzzahs for the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage last week, there was another, less-heralded 5-4 vote that al...

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epa.gov 27 Jun '15, 9pm

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Watch these cute kids explain Same-Sex Marriage...

seriouslyomg.com 30 Jun '15, 5pm

Last week the Supreme Court made Same-Sex Marriage legal all over the United States and several people wondered how do you...

Will Australia be next to legalise same-sex marriage?

Will Australia be next to legalise same-sex mar...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Jul '15, 9am

SYDNEY: Australia will soon decide whether to legalise same-sex marriage under a cross-party bill which may allow parliame...

Supreme Court Restricts EPA's Ability to Regulate Toxic Emissions From Power Plants via @ecowatch

Supreme Court Restricts EPA's Ability to Regula...

ecowatch.com 29 Jun '15, 5pm

But those living near coal plants won’t be breathing easier. Environmentalists won’t be cheering another decision announce...

Efficiency in the Clean Power Plan: What are states doing? What should they be doing? @ACEEEdc

Efficiency in the Clean Power Plan: What are st...

aceee.org 26 Jun '15, 5pm

We’re currently stuck in Clean Power Plan limbo. The EPA’s comment submission deadline is behind us, the final rule is ahe...

Supreme Court halts Obama’s limits on power pla...

inhabitat.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

The Supreme Court isn’t the only body working to halt Obama’s efforts. The House of Representatives recently voted to put ...