After Broad Run, FERC’s GHG Policy Is on Thin Ice

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By Gillian Giannetti, Natural Resources Defense Council The DC Circuit fired a warning shot this week at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and its analysis of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with gas pipeline projects. The court rejected the core legal arguments that underpin the...
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Secretary Perdue Is Moving the Cheese and It’s Not Good for Any of Us

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By Rebecca Boehm, Union of Concerned Scientists In a recent interview by the North Carolina News and Observer, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue discussed the current proposal to relocate the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) outside Washington...
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Three Times EPA Administrator Wheeler Failed His Science Advisors This Week

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By Genna Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists I told E&E News before this week’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) meeting that my concern was that Administrator Wheeler was using the board “as a box he needs to check off” on his path to deregulation. He called out my quote in his statement to...
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