Category Archives: Policy Initiative

Policy Initiative Publishes Paper on State Plan Enforcement Under EPA’s GHG Power Plant Rule

The Policy Initiative released a paper entitled Power Over Pollution: Exploring State Plan Enforcement Under EPA’s GHG Power Plant Rule.  Last month, EPA proposed CO2 emission guidelines for existing power plants.  Once EPA’s proposal is finalized next year, States will submit … Continue reading

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The Clinic and Policy Initiative Announce New Report on Regional and Municipal Stormwater Management

The Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and the Environmental Policy Initiative released a new report, Regional and Municipal Stormwater Management: A Comprehensive Approach.  This report analyzes options for addressing stormwater pollution at both the regional and municipal level, encourages the … Continue reading

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The Clinic and Policy Initiative Release New Report on Responding to Landowner Complaints from Oil and Gas Activity

The Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and the Environmental Policy Initiative released a new report today, Responding to Landowner Complaints of Water Contamination from Oil and Gas Activity: Best Practices.  The report provides recommendations for state lawmakers and agencies to … Continue reading

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Policy Initiative Launches StatePowerProject.org

State policies promoting the deployment of renewable energy have played important roles in the rapid growth of wind and solar energy.  But over the past few years, those policies are increasingly being challenged as unconstitutional.  Challenges are wide ranging but most … Continue reading

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Policy Initiative Publishes Report on Energy Efficiency

The Policy Initiative released a report entitled Efficiency Rules: The Case for End-Use Energy Efficiency Programs in the Section 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants.  The paper concludes that EE can play two roles in EPA’s power plant rule.  First, EPA should … Continue reading

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