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What the upcoming primaries tell us about the GOP's future Username Wonkbook: What the upcoming primaries tell us about the GOP's future June 24 at 8:36 AM Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog's morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara.
A Last year, Congress enacted 72 new laws and federal agencies promulgated 3,659 new rules , imposing $1.86 trillion in annual regulatory compliance costs on American businesses and families. It's hardly surprising that America's economy shrank by 1%
Environmental Protection Agency announced its long-awaited plan to reduce coal-fired power plant pollution, setting a goal to cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels. I felt happy that my government was finally taking some
The ad is a first shot in what's likely to become an advertising war over the new rules...The ad features a young boy and argues that regulators are now closing the "loophole" that allows power plants to "pump unlimited carbon pollution into his air."
Under the latest EPA regulatory onslaught (645 pages of new rules, released June 2), by 2030 states must slash carbon dioxide emissions by 30% below 2005 levels. The new rules supposedly give states flexibility in deciding how to meet the mandates.
File 2013/The Associated Press A Luminant coal mining operation in East Texas provides fuel to produce electricity. Under EPA goals, Texas needs to cut carbon dioxide pollution 34 percent sometime between 2020 and 2029, reaching 39 percent by 2030.
As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential to protect the health and wellbeing of children. "I refuse to
The proposal is still being finalized, but several individuals familiar with the rule said it will cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector over the next two decades while giving state regulators and utility companies the flexibility to meet
Harper was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009 and recently learned it spread to the lining of her brain. "I have bad news for everyone -if you have lungs you're in line for lung cancer- you are," she warns. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer
Chances are people in Lee and Collier often say ahh when they exhale. Probably most folks don't think about it, but they are breathing in some of the best air in the nation, said Brian Accardo, director of air resource management for the Florida