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Senate Energy Panel Lawmakers Embrace Centrist Climate Change Stance

Some lawmakers on the Senate energy committee are tentatively embracing calls from outside experts to adopt a centrist climate change agenda that recognizes the need for government action to reduce greenhouse gases while incorporating a wide range of low-carbon technologies, including some that progressive groups find objectionable.

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EPA to finalize ACE climate rule in 'second quarter' of 2019

Trump administration officials had previously hoped to finish the narrow replacement to the Obama-era Clean Power Plan by March, though work was delayed during the month-long government shutdown.

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EPA leaves air toxics limits for friction materials unchanged

An EPA air toxics review of the friction materials sector leaves emissions limits unchanged, following a recent pattern for such reviews from the Trump administration.

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EPA Considers Rule ‘Locking In’ Heavy-Duty Truck NOx Emissions Cuts

EPA is considering “locking in” reductions in nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions achieved by modern heavy-duty trucks in a forthcoming regulation as part of its “Cleaner Trucks Initiative,” says a top agency official.

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9th Circuit Grants EPA Rehearing Of Order Compelling Chlorpyrifos Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has granted EPA’s request for rehearing of a panel’s ruling that vacated former Administrator Scott Pruitt's reversal of an Obama-era proposed ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos, raising the possibility the court could undo the order and reject environmentalists' bid to block the substance from the market.

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Environmentalists sue EPA over ozone NAAQS implementation rule

Environmentalists are suing EPA over its rule easing states’ implementation of the 2015 ozone national ambient air quality standard set at 70 parts per billion.

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Democrats Eye Long-Term 'Carbon Price' Effort Under 'Two-Track' Agenda

House Democrats are eyeing a long-term legislative strategy to develop a “carbon price solution” to climate change, part of a “two-track” approach to the issue that will initially focus on “low-hanging fruit” policies that have a better chance of garnering bipartisan support.

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House Democrats Highlight State Climate Efforts Amid Trump Inaction

As part of their initial blitz of Capitol Hill hearings on climate change, House Democrats are seeking to spotlight efforts by a bipartisan group of state officials to both fight global warming and adapt to its impacts, contrasting those policies with the Trump administration’s climate rollbacks and its spurning of international commitments.

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EPA plans to issue delayed SO2 NAAQS decision in late February

The government shutdown caused the agency to miss a late January deadline for deciding on whether to revise its sulfur dioxide air limit, leading to the new target of later this month.

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EEI touts 'impressive' clean energy shift, planned coal closures

The major utility trade group foresees more than 100 gigawatts of coal plant retirements by 2024 -- which would continue the record pace over recent years despite the Trump administration's regulatory rollbacks.

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