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Trump Dims President Bush’s Light Bulb Efficiency Standards

Another week, another environmental rule rolled back by the Trump Administration.  This week, as many of you heard during the CNN Climate Town Hall, the EPA eliminated government standards passed in 2007 that required the ordinary light bulbs that people use in their homes to be energy-efficient.  The Administration justified its action saying the standards […]

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Trump Administration’s EPA Proposes Rolling Back Methane Leaks Rule

Trump Administration’s EPA Proposes Rolling Back Methane Leaks Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to roll back a key regulation put in place by the Obama Administration that had plugged a loophole in the Clean Air Act — under the Trump Administration proposal, methane leaks in the transmission and storage of natural gas would no longer be controlled by the Act. 

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