Energy & Environment

TSCA reform: renewing public confidence in chemical control

The past four decades have seen a steady erosion of public confidence in the federal government’s ability to identify and control potential risks from exposure to industrial chemicals, especially when they’re in consumer products.  That’s...

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Pricing oil for a safe climate

Oil is the other fossil fuel. It has long been overshadowed by coal—and, more recently, natural gas—when it comes to addressing climate change. This circumstance is curious, considering...

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A fix for the well-intended ethanol flop

It is not often you find a Democrat from the Green Mountain State and a Republican from the Lone Star State in Washington agreeing on energy issues, but when it comes to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) we have found common ground in the fight...

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Climate action will make our cities safer

In Arlington County, as with much of the country, climate change has turned up the heat. Our residents are feeling the effects. And when it comes to taking action on climate to protect our communities, we are not waiting.

Local governments...

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The annual battle for renewables

Ethanol is now blended into 97% of the U.S. gasoline supply, helping to slash dependence on foreign oil, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save consumers at the pump. But EPA’s recently announced proposed targets for the inclusion of biofuels...

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