CEI Today: EPA backing down?, Endangered Species Act limits, DC streetcars, and more

Friday, May 29, 2015
In the News Today




Will EPA Scrap the Carbon Capture Mandate?
“EPA appears to have dropped its controversial requirement that new coal plants install partial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) from its draft final new source performance standards (NSPS) that it recently sent to the White House for interagency review, according to one informed source,” Dawn Reeves reported last week in InsideEPA ($).
Despite repeated trust-us-we’re-the-experts assurances that partial CCS is the “adequately demonstrated” (i.e. commercially viable) “best system” for controlling carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new coal-fired power plants, EPA apparently realizes such claims won’t survive judicial scrutiny. > Read more 

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Washington, DC


The Constitutional Limits of the
Endangered Species Act

What limits does the Constitution place on federal regulations under the ESA? Should Congress resolve that issue instead of the courts? Would endangered species be better protected or worse off if PETPO prevails in court or S. 1142 is enacted?
> RSVP & more info: KAP@pacificlegal.org


PC Newsmaker:
Are Streetcars Good For America?

CEI's Marc Scribner and the former Administrator, General Services Administration and Director of Transportation for the District of Columbia Dan Tangherlini will debate the pros and cons of resurrecting the streetcar at a NPC Newsmakers news conference Tuesday, June 16, 10 a.m. > Event info


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