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Another Clean Water Act Conviction

On September 4, 2008, Comprehensive Environmental Solutions, Inc. (“CESI”), pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Michigan for violations of the Clean Water Act and for making false statements in connection with illegal discharges of untreated liquid wastes from its… … Continue reading

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Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”

The Clean Air Act promotes cleaner air, but for whom? Although the Clean Air Act has lowered levels of air pollution in the United States, at least one scholar maintains that the law masks areas of intense pollution. In a … Continue reading

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Blog Post: EPA Poised To Replace Clean Power Plan, DC Circ. Hears

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California Commits to 100% Clean Energy, and Can Achieve It

As my colleague Ethan Elkind already described, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100 today, committing California to procuring 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045. The law also increases the state’s 2030 target from 50% to 60%, … Continue reading

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Putting Trump’s “Affordable Clean Energy” Plan in Perspective

The Trump Administration recently took the latest step in its effort to overhaul climate change regulations put in place under the Obama Administration. If finalized, President Donald J. Trump’s proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE) would replace the Clean Power … Continue reading

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