Clean Air Act

The Moms Clean Air Force Clearly Missed the Target

The Moms Clean Air Force—a “special project” of the Environmental Working Group supported by activist like 350.org and the Union of Concerned Scientists— landed on Capitol Hill last week to oppose the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head...

/ January 17, 2017

The Clean Power Plan’s Unstable Legal Footing

Although President Obama’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been debated at length for several months, its legal failings finally came under the microscope during oral argument in W Virginia et al. v EPA et al. in the DC Circuit...

/ September 29, 2016

The Federal Government and States Regulate Several Fuel Parameters

I discussed oxygenated gasoline in a recent blog. However, there are more regulated fuel parameters.

/ February 1, 2016

Oxygenated Gasoline Has Been Required by the Clean Air Act Since 1992

The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 created two programs: winter oxygenated gasoline in some cities to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and reformulated gasoline (RFG).  The winter oxygenated gasoline program began near the end of 1992, and the year-round RFG program...

/ September 10, 2015