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Jan 22, 2014
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Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014

Changes for Obama climate goals do not need congressional OK: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of business leaders, energy experts and former government leaders believes that the Obama administration could tackle climate change by taking measures that do not require congressional approval, according to a report released on Tuesday.

The 207-page report contained about 200 recommendations on how President Barack Obama can use executive authority to advance the climate change action plan he announced in June. It was released by former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, who briefed U.S. cabinet officials and senior policy staff focused on energy and climate policy last week.

Jan 21, 2014
Jan 16, 2014

Republican Senate leader invokes obscure law in effort to block U.S. carbon limits

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Republican
leader said on Thursday he would use a rarely used law to try to
stop the Obama administration from issuing rules that would
limit the amount of carbon that power plants can pump into the
atmosphere.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s pending rules on
emissions from new power plants are a centerpiece of President
Obama’s climate change strategy.

Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014