The Clean Power Plan: Unpacking the Generation Shifting Issue

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By David Driesen, Center for Progressive Reform The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan (CPP) relies, in part, on a pollution reduction strategy – generation shifting – that is at issue in the ongoing lawsuit over the rule. Generation shifting involves...
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Long-Buried IG Report on BLM Reveals Gifts from Oil & Gas Industry, Other Violations

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By Ari Goldberg, Project on Government Oversight There’s new information to report on ethics problems in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has been tracking for more than six years. In 2010, a report from the Inspector General (IG) of the...
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The Role of the Clean Air Act’s Goals in Clean Power Plan Litigation

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By David Driesen, Center for Progressive Reform The Clean Power Plan has been widely touted as significant because it regulates the largest source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States – the electric power industry. Its significance, however, goes beyond U.S. CO2 emissions...
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