National Climate Change Regulations and Resources

Clean Power Plan: The EPA's plan to cut Carbon Dioxide pollution from power plants, while maintaining an affordable and reliable energy system.

EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector/Proposal Cuts GHG Emissions, Reduces Smog-Forming Air Pollution and Provides Certainty for Industry 

EPA Proposes to Cut Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills/Cost-effective updates would strengthen requirements for both new and existing landfills

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) StandardsThe NHTSA recently strengthened fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. These more stringent rules will reduce fuel consumption - lowering U.S. dependence on fossil fuel and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector.

Additional Resources

2014 Climate Change Report 

The President's Climate Action Plan

The Obama Administration's Climate Initiatives 

The President's Climate Data Initiative  

U.S. EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) 

U.S. DOE Alternative Fueling Station Locator and IPhone App 

Content Last Updated January 2020