Environmental Policies

Year in Preview: 2015 Heralds Big Changes Under the Clean Air Act

EPA's Michael Leavitt Signs Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a robust Clean Air Act agenda for 2015. Not only has a new interstate pollution and allowance trading regime kicked in (effective Jan. 1), but the agency has announced that it will publish final carbon standards this summer for new and existing power plants and embark on an aggressive strategy to reduce methane emissions.