Meter Reading: Regs Dominate Environmental Debate, A ‘Grand Experiment’ to Stop Climate Change, and More
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On The Campaign Trail, Regulations Dominate The Environmental Debate – ”the debate has focused on whether and how much environmental regulations hurt businesses, especially the energy industry.” – NPR
In California, a Grand Experiment to Rein in Climate Change – “On Jan. 1, [California] will become the first state in the nation to charge industries across the economy for the greenhouse gases they emit.” — New York Times
Regulator Cites TransCanada Over Safety – ”Canada’s main energy regulator cited a unit of TransCanada Corp. TRP.T +0.05% for allegedly failing to comply with pipeline-safety regulations, saying the agency would seek to ensure that the company is fixing problems.” – Wall Street Journal