President Obama

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 polls are in – and the cost of energy means a lot to consumers

A new poll carried out by the University of Chicago yielded an unsurprising discovery: Americans are not willing to pay higher the higher costs associated with tackling climate change.

/ September 19, 2016

Keystone XL Pipeline – Six Years in the Making and the U.S. is Still Waiting

Today marks six years since TransCanada first submitted its application to the U.S. State Department to construct the Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline. After six years of delays, the pipeline seems more like a pipe dream than a tangible reality. The...

/ September 19, 2014

Making a Case for the CASE Act

To piggyback off the ozone NAAQS post my colleague Geoff Moody wrote July 31st, I wanted to bring your attention to a bicameral legislative effort underway to bring some common sense to the new ozone NAAQS regulation that will be finalized...

/ September 17, 2014