Monthly Archives: March 2018

FERC Commissioner Supporting State Clean Energy Policies Cites Peskoe Article in Statement

On March 9, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an ISO-New England capacity market proposal that changes how clean energy resources supported by state policies can participate in the market. According to FERC, the new market design will maintain resource adequacy at just and reasonable rates while allowing state-supported resources to continue to participate. […]

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What Does it Take to Get from Dirty to Clean?

The EPA starts its effort to protect public health and the environment by understanding the problem it is trying to fix. This means: collecting data on what pollution exists, such as by placing air quality monitors in communities or seeking emissions testing from factories; researching how that pollution affects humans and the environment, including laboratory […]

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Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Environmental & Energy Law Program is tracking the environmental regulatory rollbacks of the Trump administration. Click here for the list of rules we are following.  Why it matters The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), 16 U.S.C. § 703-711, makes it unlawful to take (“harass, harm, pursue, hunt, shoot, wound, kill, trap, capture, or collect, or […]

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