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U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: U.S. EPA and DOT Propose Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2021-2026 Vehicles

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks (SAFE Vehicles Rule), to correct the national automobile fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards to give the American people greater access to safer, more affordable vehicles that are cleaner for the environment. Read More »

U.S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY(EPA): EPA Signs MOU with New Mexico to Explore Wastewater Reuse Options in Oil and Natural Gas Industry

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of New Mexico to clarify the existing regulatory and permitting frameworks related to the way wastewater from oil and natural gas extraction activities can be re-used, recycled, and renewed for other purposes. Read More »

Federal water proposal no real cause for concern, NEI says

The Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) recently released a policy brief that expressed initial concerns with an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposal to redefine "waters of the United States" and how it could increase electricity costs without environmental benefit, but on closer inspection, NEI sees no real cause for concern. Read More »

Wyoming test center to develop uses for coal-fired plant emissions

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has announced that a new Integrated Test Center (ITC) will be built to help researchers develop commercially viable uses for carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The ITC will be built at Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s Dry Fork Station near Gillette, though a date for the start of construction has not been set. Read More »