Tag: greenhouse gas


Climate Change Now a Big Part of NEPA Reviews

A little more than 3 years after President Obama introduced his national action climate plan in a speech at Georgetown University, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has released final guidance on how federal departments and agencies should consider greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change in reviews conducted under […]

EPA on Flight Path to Limit Aircraft GHGs

The EPA has issued a final rule that finds that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from aircraft contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health and the welfare of future generations. Having made that determination, the EPA is now obligated by the Clean Air Act (CAA) to propose and issue final […]

Landfill GHG Emissions Showing Improvement

Landfill GHG Emissions Showing Improvement Since our beginning, people have thrown things away, leaving a trail of waste debris behind us for millennia. As populations have grown however, our local “dumps” have become MSW landfills – massive, manmade mountains of decomposing trash where nature take its course over weeks, months and years, all the while […]