EPA Grants California GHG Waiver Request

Bergeson, Lynn L.
September 2009
Pollution Engineering;Sep2009, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant the greenhouse gas (GHG) program waiver request to California on June 30, 2009. It notes that the approval signifies the strong support of EPA for science-based waivers of federal preemption of GHG motor vehicle emission standards. It also mentions the EPA's rejection to California's waiver request on February 29, 2008 for its GHG program for motor vehicles.


Related Articles

  • Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirements Focus on Largest Emitters. Kuhar, Mark S. // Rock Products;Aug2012, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p44 

    The article highlights the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) decision not to revise greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting thresholds under the Clean Air Act announced in 2010. It notes the final rule is part of EPA's common-sense, phased-in approach to GHG permitting under the Clean Air...

  • Washington Scene. Gray, Allan W.; Outlaw, Joe L. // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;2007 1st Quarter, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p3 

    The article offers legislation news briefs in the U.S. as of March 2007. Discussion of the 2007 Farm Bill is centered on the funding of legislation's agricultural program priorities. The Supreme Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency has the legal authority under the Clean Air...

  • EPA's air program: Still hazy after all these years. Neville, Angela // Power;Sep2008, Vol. 152 Issue 9, p70 

    The article discusses the controversy on air pollution provisions in the U.S. The decision of the federal court on the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) resulted to dissatisfaction. Stephen Johnson, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), commented on the decisions of the...

  • What Is BACT for CO[sub 2]? Peltier, Robert // Power;Dec2009, Vol. 153 Issue 12, p6 

    The article presents the author's views on the possible best available control technologies (BACT) required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act (CAA). He comments on an endangerment finding prepared by the EPA to regulate six key greenhouse gases as...

  • Breathe deeply. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;1/21/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p7 

    The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent refusal to allow California to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles will jeopardize the health of the state's urban residents. The Environmental Defense report concluded that global warming would likely...

  • EPA stalls action on tackling U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Currie, Donya // Nation's Health;Sep2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p8 

    The article reports that officials of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule-making seeking public input on the effects of climate change and the potential ramifications of the Clean Air Act in relation to greenhouse gas emissions. Key issues...

  • Lessons From Across the Pond. Bell, Robert; Waller, Daniel // Environmental Forum;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p32 

    The article discusses the importance of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Rule in the U.S. It states that the data collected under the new regulation will be covered by the American Clean Energy and Security Act to determine measures that will...

  • EPA Maintains Emissions Thresholds for its GHG Tailoring Rule, Step 3.  // CoatingsTech;Aug2012, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p21 

    The article reports on the move of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in deciding no to revise the greenhouse gas (GHG). It notes that GHG has permitted thresholds in the third step of its tailoring rule. It mentions that EPA has said that the state permitting authorities need more...

  • Biogenic CO2: Captured (but not sequestered) by EPA Tailoring Rule. ACCARDO, BRIAN J. // Trends (15339556);May/Jun2011, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p4 

    The article discusses the role of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule in regulation of the bioenergy industry in the U.S. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated the rule without recognizing that the combustion of...

  • Greenhouse Gas Flow Monitoring. Kugi, Allen // Processing (08968659);Jul2010 Flowmeter Solutions, p10 

    The article focuses on the new mandate of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It states that according to the new regulations, facilities that emit equal to or more than 25,000 metric tons of specified greenhouse gases (GHG) are required to provide an annual report of their actual...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics