The EPA is planning to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants next year. One expert thinks the agency should get creative.
The EPA still has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases, but the Supreme Court will review a permitting program for large industrial facilities.
The new EPA rules will make it very hard to build a new coal plant in the U.S. But cheap natural gas was already making that difficult anyway.
Obama wants the EPA to design rules to limit carbon emissions from existing power plants. Will this be effective?
The Texas facility that exploded hadn't been inspected by OSHA since 1985.
The EPA has a dilemma: Does it push ahead with its carbon rules for power plants or revamp them in order to avoid a court challenge?
The EPA will face a huge number of regulatory decisions in the upcoming term. And the rules the agency crafts could be the only action Obama takes on climate change.
"We want our kids to grow up in an America... that isn't threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet." That was Obama in his acceptance speech last night. Now here's what he plans to do about it in his second term.