Tag: Gina McCarthy

Competing ‘energy transition’ visions of Big Oil, EPA

Competing ‘energy transition’ visions of Big Oil, EPA

Energy transitions take 50 to 75 years, regulators need to be patient Outgoing EPA head Gina McCarthy says the clean energy transition can’t be stopped. API head Jack Gerard says the real energy transition is from coal to natural gas. Who’s right? Both of them, as it turns out. My go to expert on energy transitions […]

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Slow EPA ozone permitting could delay up to $10 billion of manufacturing investment

Slow EPA ozone permitting could delay up to $10 billion of manufacturing investment

“EPA finished the requirements for the 2008 ozone standards just this past March” – American Chemistry Council The American Chemistry Council says as much as $10 billion of business investment may be sidelined waiting for the EPA’s sluggish process – which sometimes takes years – to issue ozone permits. The Obama administration on Thursday established stricter limits […]

Clean Power Plan: EPA must compare cost to benefits

Clean Power Plan: EPA must compare cost to benefits

EPA justifies over-each like Clean Power Plan with “exaggeration and hyperbole” – Hartnett White In the wake of huge U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage, another ruling has almost been overlooked. But it could mean the end of the Obama administration’s disastrous Clean Power Plan. “In a 5-4 decision today, […]

Clean Water Act lawsuits launched by Texas, North Dakota

Clean Water Act lawsuits launched by Texas, North Dakota

States, agencies claim Clean Water Act restricts private property rights, tangles owners in red tape The Environmental Protection Agency is facing several lawsuits over its new rule that gives federal agencies authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. Thirteen states led by North Dakota filed a lawsuit Monday, as well as the […]