State-Federal Relations: States Still on the Defense - Council of State Governments ... to establish Sustainable Shale Gas Growth Zones ... federal desegregation orders issued decades ago. In January 2014, a federal district ... 10/17/2014 - 2:22 pm | View Link
Federal appeals court upholds EPA's greenhouse gas regulations under Clean Air Act A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, on June 26, 2012, dismissed challenges by various states and industry petitioners to the U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas regulations in a per curiam opinion, which reaffirmed each of ... 08/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Federal court upholds greenhouse gas rules This is not unexpected. The EPA drew up those rules based on a Supreme Court ruling that gave them the power to regulate CO2. A federal appeals court has upheld Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greenhouse gas regulations, a victory for the Obama ... 06/27/2012 - 5:28 am | View Link
Federal court upholds EPA's greenhouse gas rules WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court is upholding the first federal regulations to reduce the gases blamed for global warming. The rules, which were challenged by industry groups and states, will reduce emissions of six heat-trapping gases from large ... 06/26/2012 - 8:24 am | View Link
UPDATE: Federal appeals court upholds EPA's greenhouse gas rule The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s limits on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The panel ruled that EPA’s interpretation of the Clean Air Act was correct and opponents did not ... 06/26/2012 - 4:41 am | View Link
Federal court upholds EPA greenhouse gas rules A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the EPA’s “endangerment finding” for greenhouse gases, saying the agency is “unambiguously correct” in interpreting that the Clean Air Act requires the agency to regulate emissions that contribute to climate ... 06/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Greenhouse Gas Court Decisions | Climate Change | US EPA In 2007 the Supreme Court ruled in Massachusetts v. EPA that greenhouse gases are covered by the CAA's definition of air pollutant and that EPA must determine whether ... 10/20/2014 - 4:44 am | View Website
United States Court of Appeals United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT Argued February 28 and 29, 2012 Decided June 26, 2012 No. 09-1322 COALITION FOR RESPONSIBLE ... 10/19/2014 - 4:02 am | View Website
Clean Air Act Cases | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions EME Homer City Generation v. EPA (United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, August 21, 2012). In this case, the Court was asked to decide ... 10/18/2014 - 12:14 am | View Website
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. ___ (2010), (Docket No. ), is a U.S. constitutional law case dealing with the regulation of campaign spending ... 10/17/2014 - 5:55 pm | View Website
Regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act ... The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs) under the Clean Air Act (“CAA” or “Act”) from mobile and ... 10/16/2014 - 7:19 am | View Website
In audio obtained by the gossip website TMZ, Bristol Palin — daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) — can be heard telling police her side of the story in the infamous family brawl that took place earlier this year. Palin herself appears on the tape briefly, chiding her daughter
The official autopsy of Michael Brown appears to corroborate the testimony of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the Post-Dispatch reports. A St. Louis medical examiner who is not part of the case, Dr. Michael Graham, evaluated the forensic documents obtained by the Post-Dispatch and determined
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT??? S DAY ONE for Ron Klain, and already the newly-minted Ebola Czar has a full plate and a packed schedule, ABC???s MARY BRUCE notes. Today he sits down with President Obama at the White House and gets up to speed
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech on commuter issues in which he revealed a mind-blowing but not unsurprising detail about his personal travel habits:"Now, there are a lot of rumors about how many trips I've taken on Amtrak. It's estimated that I've made roughly over 8,000 round trips.
With control of Congress’ upper chamber at stake this year, it’s not surprising that a handful of extremely close Senate contests are receiving the bulk of political junkies’ attention as we enter the midterms’ final stage. Of course, 2014 also features a number of marquee gubernatorial contests, and they haven’t escaped political prognosticators’ attention.
• Polltopia: Third-party candidates in Senate and gubernatorial races do not seem to be fading away as Election Day approaches. In individual races, there are some races where it appears a third-party candidate is gaining, and some where the opposite is true, but in general it's difficult to tell because not all polls include all candidates.