clean power plan
June 21, 2019 -
This month Michael Bloomberg announced the Beyond Carbon campaign, which aims to permanently shift the U.S. away from coal and natural gas and toward renewable energy. The initiative dovetails with efforts in Southern states to move toward more sustainable energy options and comes as the Trump administration rolls back rules on coal plant pollution.
August 24, 2018 -
The plan to roll back Obama-era pollution regulations on coal-burning power plants would put vulnerable communities across the coal-dependent South disproportionately at risk for respiratory problems and premature death.
February 11, 2016 -
Duke Energy officials in recent weeks have suggested that the administration of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory may be going too far in its efforts to undermine environmental regulations aimed at curbing climate change and promoting renewable energy.
August 21, 2015 -
Among those fighting the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan are leaders of states where residents are most at risk from a dangerously warming climate.
July 31, 2014 -
This week's Environmental Protection Agency hearings on the proposed plan to clean up carbon pollution from power plants offered a ringside seat to the political fight that's pitting those with a financial interest in the high-carbon economy against those whose top priority is the well-being of future generations.