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"Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Over Trump Climate Actions"

"Environmental groups that vowed to fight President Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back his predecessor’s plans to curb global warming made good on their promise Wednesday, teaming up with an American Indian tribe to ask a federal court to block an order that lifts restrictions on coal sales from federal lands."

Source: AP, 03/30/2017

Trump Wants To Cut Programs That Help Buildings Save Energy. They Work.

"A preliminary budget proposed by the Trump administration has targeted federal environmental programs left and right for elimination — and counted on the hit list are several popular energy efficiency programs, including the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Program and the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program."

Source: Washington Post, 03/29/2017
March 31, 2017

Webinar: Go Deep: The Legal Implications of Deep Ocean Resource Exploration and Extraction

As oceans are an increasingly important resource for many industries and coastal states, and activities move further offshore, this World Ocean Council webinar, 12:15-1:30 pm MDT, will examine new legal questions raised as activities move further offshore, beyond the boundaries of coastal state laws into the realm of international conventions and regulators. Event is no charge; registration required.

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Clean Power Plan Undoing Has State, Regional Fallout

Rewinding the Clean Power Plan and its planned cuts in U.S. carbon emissions may not have the effect intended, reports this week's TipSheet. Why changes now underway in the electric power industry may have less to do with regulations than with the energy market itself. Plus, covering developments state by state.

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