Climate Change and the Endangered Species Act: The Difficulty of Proving Causation
- US EPA FINDING COULD LEAD TO GREENHOUSE GAS REGULATION. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2009, Issue 411, p52
The article reports on the proposed finding issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that emissions of greenhouse gases from vehicles are contributing to climate change and endanger public health and welfare. A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2007 stated that greenhouse gases...
- Climate Change: EPA and DOE Should Do More to Encourage Progress Under Two Voluntary Programs: GAO-06-97. // GAO Reports;5/25/2006, p1
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change, two voluntary programs encourage participants to set emissions reduction goals. The Climate Leaders Program, managed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), focuses on firms. The Climate VISION (Voluntary Innovative Sector...
- EPA Proposal Maintains Current Emissions Thresholds for GHG Permits. // CoatingsTech;Apr2012, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p50
The article reports on the proposal made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to preserve its existing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions thresholds for GHG permits as states develop their GHG permittings programs.
- Greenhouse gas regulation rules upheld. // Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/ 9/2012, p1
The article discusses the Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit's ruling in favor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulation on greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S.
- U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell 6.1 Percent In 2009--EPA. // Energy Daily;4/19/2011, Issue 75, p5
The article discusses a report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which showed that the total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, fell by 6.1% when compared to 2009 mostly because of the reduction of electricity generation...
- Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2010; Notice of Availability and Request for Comments. McCarthy, Gina // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;2/27/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 38, p11533
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a notice to declare that the draft inventory of the U.S. greenhouse gas emissions has been available for public review.
- EPA Investigators Find Flaws in Endangerment Finding. SISSELL, KARA // Chemical Week;10/3/2011, Vol. 173 Issue 24, p19
The article reports on the clarifications issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about a report by the Inspector General on September 28, 2011 which found the failure of the agency to meet requirements in determining whether greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) endanger public health.
- The Living Dead: Why One Species' Interference With Development May Undermine the Entire Endangered Species Act. Chalek, Melissa // Roger Williams University Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p79
The article focuses on the proposal of a flawed legislation Discredit Eternal Listing Inequality of Species Takings Act (DELIST Act), which has harmful effects on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of the U.S. It analyzes the shortcomings and the drawbacks of the proposed DELIST Act on the...
- Of Purple Mountains and Halcyon Skies. Tanous, Adam // Sun Valley Magazine;2013/2014 Home Annual, p72
The article focuses on wildlife conservation and conservation projects in the West part of the U.S. particularly in the U.S. It relates the conservation of the Upper Salmon River drainages to conserve the Chinook (king) salmon, which is classified as an endangered anadromous fish by the...