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Obama Imposes Costly Ozone Rule

The Obama administration imposed a new 70 parts per billion (ppb) ozone limit on October 1st. Depending on the severity of their ozone problem, states and counties will have between 2020 and 2037 to meet the standards.  President Obama’s predecessor, George W. Bush last made the ozone standard more stringent in 2008, his last year in office. Even before many states have begun implementing recently approved plans to meet the previous standard, the EPA made the standard even stricter,...

World Leaders Warn of Possible Climate Agreement Failure

French President Francois Hollande has warned the December Paris climate talks may fail without increased, expedited, international cooperation. Only 62 of the 199 countries invited to participate in the climate treaty talks have pledged to reduce emissions, and although developing nations have been promised climate payouts,  developed nations have made few actual funding commitments. Advice on Preventing Agreement Attorney Chris Horner, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise...

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