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Managing the Energy Transition

Energy / December 8, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Energy and climate policy stakeholders have very different ideas on the policies and tactics that will best chart the country on a course to reduce emissions.

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Clean Power Plan Could Save Thousands of Lives

Energy / News May 4, 2015

Limits on carbon dioxide emissions could yield big health benefits, researchers say.

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New Analysis Explores Impacts of the Proposed Clean Power Plan

Energy / Press Release April 28, 2015

The analysis, based on economic modeling of the electricity sector, explores the impacts of various policy choices for state consideration in developing state plans.

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Insights from Modeling the Proposed Clean Power Plan

BPC’s Energy Project explores national- and regional-level impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan in its new economic analysis.

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Clean Power Plan Comments Map

Energy / Page December 10, 2014

The Clean Power Plan Comments Map allows you to search and view written comments submitted to the EPA concerning 111(d) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Clean Power Plan Comments Map

Energy / Press Release December 1, 2014

The Clean Power Plan Comments Map allows you to search and view written comments submitted to the EPA concerning 111(d) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions

Energy / Research September 18, 2014

Significantly increased production of natural gas in the U.S. has dramatically changed the country’s energy landscape—both lowering domestic natural gas prices and providing substantial economic benefits.

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Early Action in the Clean Power Plan

Energy / September 25, 2014 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

BPC’s Energy Project and a panel of experts held a discussion on how early action is accounted for in the Clean Power Plan. This panel of experts from state, utility and environmental advocate perspectives discussed the treatment of: energy efficiency savings prior to 2020, renewable energy and existing cap-and-trade programs, among other topics.

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Department of Energy Releases New Environmental Studies to Inform LNG Export Decisions

David Rosner / Blog July 15, 2014

Last month the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released two studies on the environmental impacts of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. According to DOE, the studies are intended to inform DOE’s decision-making process for LNG export permit applications to countries that do not have free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States. The environmental impacts of LNG exports—which include greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)—are included in the criteria that DOE uses to make its public interest determinations on projects to export LNG to non-FTA countries. The studies are open for public comment for 45 days, closing on July 21, 2014.

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5 Things We Found: GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants

Blair Beasley / Blog June 3, 2014

Prior to the release of the U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal regulating CO2 emissions from existing power plants, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Team released a summary of the top five things to look for in the rulemaking. Now that the proposal is out, we revisit our top five list and fill in the key details.

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