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BOEM Call for Information - Comments (PDF)

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A coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations , including NRDC, commented on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) request for information and nominations for areas to consider for offshore oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico under the...

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Proposed Regulations - Comments (PDF)

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A coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations , including NRDC, commented on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s proposed regulations, which would increase requirements for companies to pay supplemental financial assurances to cover the costs of decommissioning offshore oil and gas...

The EPA’s Power Plant Carbon Rules Can Be Built to Last

Issue BriefUnited StatesLissa Lynch, David Doniger

The EPA has a firm legal basis for strong power sector standards that will accelerate the sector’s ongoing reduction of carbon pollution and help meet the urgent threat of climate change

A Pipe Dream or Climate Solution?

Issue BriefUnited StatesMerrian Borgeson
Biogas and synthetic gas, commonly referred to as “renewable natural gas,” are often not as climate-friendly as claimed, and burning fuels like methane still creates harmful air pollutants. We must be strategic about how we deploy them and keep our…

General Electric’s Coal Plant Profiteering

Issue BriefUnited StatesHan Chen
GE’s involvement in coal projects will lock in carbon emissions, local pollution, and economic harms across the globe at a time when clean, affordable energy solutions abound.

The Clean Power Plan and State Pathways to Cutting Carbon Pollution

Issue BriefUnited States, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Montana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, VirginiaAriana Gonzalez, Ashok Gupta, Noah Long, Luis Martinez, Katharine McCormick, Walton Shepherd, Dylan Sullivan, Mark Szybist, Samantha Williams, Starla Yeh