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EPA


China Promotes Climate Goal, and Builds New Coal Plants

Chinese President Xi Jinping said he wants his country to "achieve carbon neutrality before 2060." It will not be an easy task for the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases…


Turning a Brownfield into a Brightfield

A solar array in Indiana is a model project for renewable energy development, with the site providing clean energy at what was once a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site.…


EPA Loosens Limits on Coal Plant Effluent Discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that revises regulations for coal-fired power plants, a move that will limit the number of generation facilities that could incur…


EPA Changes Closure Requirements in Coal Ash Rule
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 29 finalized several changes to the regulations for disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs), or coal ash, from electric utilities. The changes…


EPA Curbs State Review of Energy Projects

The Trump administration on June 1 moved to limit the ability of individual states to use provisions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to block energy projects, a potential win…