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EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

June 2, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is today releasing the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single…

Obama’s Weekly Address Focuses on Curbing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants

June 1, 2014 - in Analysis, Environment, Projects

In this week’s address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that…

Climate Resilience Fund Part of President Obama’s Budget

March 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Environment

Steve Winkelman, director of the Center for Clean Air Policy’s adaptation and transportation programs, comments about the climate change portion of…

President Renews Call to Invest in America’s Ports and Infrastructure

November 11, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

On November 8th, President Obama spoke from the Port of New Orleans, one of the nation’s largest ports, where he  reiterated his call to invest in rebuilding America’s infrastructure, including strategic ports along the Mississippi River such as the Port…

Location-enabled Smart Planning and Community Development

January 23, 2013 - in Column, Modeling, Planning

The economic downturn impacted many nations around the world including the US. In particular, decreasing home values left many Americans underwater on their mortgages and many companies and organizations struggling to survive. Companies downsized or went out…