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365 Companies and Investors Announce Support for EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Send letters to 29 Governors Urging “Timely” Adoption of State Implementation Plans
Press Release

BOSTON, Jul 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change,

L’Oréal USA Deepens Commitment to Action on Climate Change

Global Beauty Leader Joins Coalition for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy
Press Release

Boston, Jul 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference which will take place this fall in 

New Report: U.S. Power Sector Continues to Reduce Air Pollution Emissions in Advance of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Comprehensive analysis shows electric generators & states’ emissions declining, but points to need for Clean Power Plan to achieve broader, deeper pollution reductions
Press Release

BOSTON, MA, July 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The most comprehensive analysis to date on U.S.

A Transmission Backbone: It’s The Key To Our Energy Future

Transmission is the key to unlocking our renewable energy future
Article

An op-ed from Rudy Wynter, president of National Grid’s federally regulated businesses, about the need for electric and natural gas transmission infrastructure investments was published in TransmissionHub. Here’s the full article as it appears on the TransmissionHub website.

Nestlé Waters North America Provides Official Comments to EPA Supporting Proposed Clean Power Plan

EPA Clean Power Plan
Article

Nestlé Waters North America recently broke with many in the business community by submitting official comments supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.

The initiative, which accumulated more than 2 million total public comments, is a wide-ranging proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions in the electric power sector – a step forward in providing clean energy to power America.

National Waste Associations Comment on Proposed Revisions to EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulations

National Waste & Recycling Association, Solid Waste Association of North America offer comments
Summary: 

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) submitted joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 1, applauding its attempt to reduce greenhouse gases through its Clean Power Plan proposal while expressing concern about possible regulatory overreach.

Press Release

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) submitted joint comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 1, applauding its attempt to reduce greenhouse gases through its Clean Power Plan proposal while expressing concern about possible regulatory overreach.

Obama Climate Plan Divides Business

Article

Barney Jopson in Washington and Ed Crooks in New York

The Obama administration’s environmental policy is deepening divisions between big businesses on climate change, mirroring polarisation among US states over an issue that will drive more legal and political conflict next year.

Nestlé, JLL, Novelis Inc., and Levi Strauss & Co Join 223 Companies in Supporting EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Business Support from Wide-Ranging Industries in All Regions of the Country
Press Release

December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Marking the end of the comment period on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, 223 companies today announced their support for EPA’s proposed carbon standard for electric power plants, including industry giants such as IKEA, Mars Inc., VF Corporation, and Nestlé. Their support was communicated in a letter sent to the EPA, the Obama Administration, and Senate and House majority and minority leaders. The letter was coordinated by the nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization, Ceres.

CRS Releases Guide to Using Renewable Energy Tracking Systems to Assist States in 111(d) Compliance

New report outlines ways current clean energy infrastructure can assist states in meeting goals of EPA Clean Power Plan
Press Release

San Francisco, July 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today released a guide to help states comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s recently proposed Clean Power Plan, which directs states to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. The CRS report, Tracking Renewable Energy for the U.S.

New EPA Rule: A National Energy Plan - The Minute

Multimedia with summary

Critics of U.S. energy practices have long complained about the lack of a comprehensive national energy policy. Over the past few years, the Obama administration has put forth an “all of the above” plan, which includes nuclear, although no new nuclear plants are being built; “clean coal,” an energy source with a doubtful definition; and natural gas, sidestepping the controversy over fracking.

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