February 28, 2018 Categories: Climate Change EPA Rule

Why Protecting the Clean Power Plan Matters

The Environmental Protection Agency originally planned to hold only one public hearing, in West Virginia, on Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposal to repeal the…

July 14, 2016 Categories: EPA Rule Fossil Fuels

Our Air: The Health and Equity Impacts of Burning Coal and Natural Gas in Pennsylvania and Ohio

by David Weiskopf

NextGen Climate America, in partnership with PSE Healthy Energy, is proud to announce the release of “Our Air.” These reports examine the health and equity impacts of fossil…

January 08, 2016 Categories: California Climate Change EPA Rule

An Invisible Climate Disaster

by Aaron Burgess

“One of the biggest environmental disasters in US history…;” “Terrifyingly bad…over 2,100 families have been placed in temporary housing…” Wait, what happened? Since October 23rd, a ruptured natural…

December 08, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule


by David Weiskopf

As world leaders gather this week in Paris to discuss climate solutions on a global scale, it’s important to remember the clean energy opportunities we have right here at…

September 30, 2015 Categories: Climate Change EPA Rule

To Protect Our Health We Need to Fight Climate Change and Smog at the Same Time

by Dan Lashof

The Environmental Protection Agency is due to update the nation’s air quality standard for ozone pollution by October 1st. Ozone, the primary component of smog, damages our lungs, and can…

August 07, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule

Another Giant Leap For Mankind

by Aaron Burgess

This week, with the Clean Power Plan, President Obama announced an ambitious goal, calling all Americans to take up the urgent task of addressing climate change. As President Obama and…

August 06, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule Low-Carbon Fuel

The Clean Power Plan Will Benefit Transportation, Too.

by Colin Murphy

It’s Not Just About the Power Plants. As climate advocates – and really, most of the nation– enjoy a well-deserved celebration after the announcement of the Clean Power Plan,…

August 04, 2015 Categories: Climate Change EPA Rule

The EPA rule heard round the world

by Aaron Burgess

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released the Clean Power Plan, ending the era of unlimited carbon pollution in the United States. The Clean Power Plan is groundbreaking…

August 03, 2015 Categories: Climate Change EPA Rule

The Unlimited Carbon Pollution Era is Over

by Dan Lashof

With today’s Clean Power Plan final rule, President Obama has shown what clean energy leadership looks like. The Clean Power Plan establishes the first-ever nationwide limits on dangerous carbon…

July 30, 2015 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change EPA Rule

Clean Power Plan Resource Roundup

by David Weiskopf

Right now, power plants operate under federal limits on arsenic, mercury and soot they can release. But there are no federal rules restricting dangerous carbon pollution. That’s not safe. It’s…