Category Archives: Policy Initiative

Policy Initiative Launches

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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Policy Initiative Releases Report on Fracking Chemical Disclosure

The Policy Initiative issued “Legal Fractures: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool,” a report questioning the reliance of eleven states on a third party website for oil and gas industry reporting requirements. The two-year-old … Continue reading

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