Laws & Regulations

"FTC Eyes Revisions to the Guidelines that Shape Green Marketing"

"Environmental groups, industries and individuals are jostling to sway the Federal Trade Commission as the regulator mulls revising guidelines that shape how far companies can go in portraying themselves and their products as environmentally friendly."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 04/24/2023

"E.P.A. to Propose First Controls on Greenhouse Gases From Power Plants"

"President Biden’s administration is poised to announce limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that could compel them to capture the pollution from their smokestacks, technology now used by fewer than 20 of the nation’s 3,400 coal and gas-fired plants, according to three people who were briefed on the rule."

Source: NYTimes, 04/24/2023

DC’s Biggest Clean Energy Lobby Group Pushes Natural Gas-Friendly Policy

"On two of the most consequential decisions facing Congress and the Biden administration on energy and climate change, the nation’s newest and largest clean power industry group has decisively aligned itself with companies that want to preserve markets for natural gas."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/21/2023

"EPA Reaches Deal To Police Pennsylvania’s Pollution of Chesapeake Bay"

"The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to step up enforcement in Pennsylvania to ensure that it meets targets for reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, state and environmental officials announced Thursday."

Source: Washington Post, 04/21/2023

Citing Neo-Nazis, States Pass Laws Meant To Thwart Climate Grid Protesters

"Utah, Georgia and Tennessee are the latest states to pass legislation designed to counter demonstrations like those against the Dakota Access pipeline."

Source: HuffPost, 04/20/2023

"Biden to Pledge $500 Million to Stop Deforestation in Brazil"

"The promise to help Brazil protect the Amazon must be approved by Congress, where Republicans are opposed to foreign climate aid."

"WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday will pledge $500 million over five years to fight deforestation in Brazil, a White House official said, in a move that would make the United States one of the largest donors to the global Amazon Fund.

Source: NYTimes, 04/20/2023


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