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Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Energy; Department of Interior; Department of State; Department of Treasury; Environmental Protection Agency; International; States; and Miscellaneous.

Excerpt from Energy and Climate Debate -

The eyes of the energy and environment world turned to Georgetown University on June 25 as President Obama unveiled his new comprehensive carbon pollution reduction plan. The tri-fold strategy includes emissions regulations for new and existing power plants and initiatives to increase domestic renewable energy and energy efficiency usage, including heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy standards and renewable energy projects on public land. The president also announced that he would only approve the Keystone XL pipeline if it is not found to exacerbate CO2 emissions. Additionally, the U.S. will push for an ambitious yet flexible agreement at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change November summit. Later that day, the White House released a Presidential Memorandum requesting the Environmental Protection Agency create greenhouse gas emission rules for new and existing power plants.

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