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Statement of EDF General Counsel Vickie Patton

“America’s Clean Power Plan is grounded in law and science, and will help safeguard our communities from the extreme weather that has exacted a grim toll in lives lost and forever disrupted. Today we join with millions of Americans and a coalition unprecedented in its diversity and breadth — including numerous states and cities, former More

By: Nicholas Bianco, EDF

(EDF Attorneys Tomás Carbonell and Martha Roberts co-authored this post) Tomorrow – Tuesday, September 27th – the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear argument about the historic Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan places the nation’s first limits on climate-disrupting pollution from the electricity sector, which is responsible for almost More

By: Tomas Carbonell, Director of Regulatory Policy and Senior Attorney, EDF

(This post originally appeared on the American Constitution Society’s blog. EDF Attorney Ben Levitan co-authored it.) In February, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit stayed implementation of the Clean Power Plan, which provides the EPA with its best chance to cut future greenhouse gas emissions. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, More

By: Nicholas Bianco, EDF

By now you have all heard the coal industry claims that the Clean Power Plan will kill the coal industry. This week federal judges hearing oral argument on the rule will no doubt hear the same. A new report by Sue Tierney of the Analysis Group clearly demonstrates just how misleading these claims are. Dr. More

By: Liz Delaney, Program Director, EDF Climate Corps

Companies across the country are tackling climate change in their individual portfolios—reducing their carbon footprints by harnessing cost-effective investments in energy efficiency and clean energy. These companies are taking actions all across our nation, driving major investment in low-carbon energy resources at the local level through individual projects and investments. That’s why major innovators like More

By: Martha Roberts, Attorney, U.S. Legal and Regulatory Program

(EDF Attorney Ben Levitan co-authored this post) The Clean Power Plan – our nation’s first-ever standards to limit dangerous carbon pollution from power plants – will help us address the urgent threat of climate change and move toward a clean energy future. It also offers important public health benefits. Once fully implemented, the Clean Power More

By: Martha Roberts, Attorney, U.S. Climate Legal and Regulatory Program

(EDF Fellow Will Bittinger co-authored this post) Here’s one fact you may not know about the Clean Power Plan – it can save you money. The Clean Power Plan puts the first-ever nationwide limits on carbon pollution from power plants. It’s a crucial step in our efforts to combat climate chaos and protect public health. But it More

By: Nicolas Bianco, co-authored by:Tomás Carbonell, EDF Director of Regulatory Policy and Senior Attorney, and Diane Munns, EDF Senior Director of External Affairs, co-authored this post

In one week – on Tuesday, September 27th – the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral argument in legal challenges brought by the coal industry and its allies against the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan establishes the nation’s first ever climate pollution standards for the power sector, which More

By: Martha Roberts, Attorney, U.S. Climate Legal and Regulatory Program, EDF

 

 

(EDF Fellow Charlie Jiang co-authored this post) Oral argument in litigation about the Clean Power Plan is rapidly approaching. In two weeks – on Tuesday, September 27th — the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear argument en banc about the historic measure to limit climate pollution from American power plants. (Argument More