The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has a nice interactive map of the proposed state emission rate targets.
On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled its proposed rule to reduce carbon emissions from U.S. power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.
Next Monday, the Obama administration is scheduled to announce proposed new rules limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under the Clean Air Act. The new rules are widely anticipated as a cornerstone of the president's climate change strategy
The Council provided comments on the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's draft 2015-2019 strategic and business plans this month. NEEA's strategic plan identifies two major goals: filling the energy efficiency pipeline with new opportunities and creating market conditions to accelerate and
Snake River fall Chinook salmon are making an amazing resurgence. The return of adult fish from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho rivers in 2013 was 75,846 fish. Of these, 20,222 were wild fish, a remarkable 26,000% increase from 1990, when
The likelihood of future power shortages in the Pacific Northwest has declined over the last year, an analysis by the Council shows.
The efficiency of electricity use in the Northwest is improving – we are doing more with our power and using less to do it. And as an added bonus, the investments that utilities are making in energy efficiency are not
A revision of the largest regional fish and wildlife recovery program in the nation includes actions to improve ecosystem function, protect wild salmon and steelhead, eradicate invasive species, and restore fish runs to areas where fish passage has been blocked