September 4, 2012 | Hearing

The hearing discussed EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards for power plants, which would require new coal-fired power plants to install costly carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology that is not yet commercially viable. The result of such stringent new standards is a de facto ban on the construction of any new coal-fired power plants.

August 31, 2012 | Hearing

Since 2000, the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded grants to foreign recipients, including foreign governments, universities, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), totaling over $100 million. Additionally, EPA also awards grants to domestic recipients for the purpose of carrying out projects in locations outside the United States.

August 2, 2012 | Event

Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) convened a second bipartisan forum on “State, Local and Federal Cooperation under the Clean Air Act.”

The forum was intended to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of perspectives from experts about their experiences in implementing the Clean Air Act.