Washington DC

PFPI Statement on Selection of Tom Vilsack as USDA Secretary

Biden taps Vilsack for agriculture post – can we afford more business as usual?

All posts, US Federal Policy, US Work, Washington DC

PFPI, Allies Call Out Greenwashing During So-Called “Clean Energy Week”

Because Clean Energy Doesn’t Come Out of a Smokestack

Air Pollution, All posts, Carbon emissions, Forests, US Work, Washington DC

Maryland Fracking Ban Would Protect DC Area Drinking Water

A big victory for drinking water in the DC area and throughout the Free State.

All posts, Fracking, Maryland, Oil and Gas, Washington DC

DC and MD Health and Environmental Advocates to EPA: Highly Polluting Bioenergy Doesn’t Belong In The Clean Power Plan

You can’t meet carbon and air pollution reduction goals by replacing coal with something that’s dirtier than coal

Air Pollution, All posts, Biomass basics, Carbon emissions, Maryland, States, Subsidies, Washington DC

Time to reform RPS programs that make climate change worse

DC’s RPS has been swamped by high-emissions bioenergy burning fuels that are dirtier than coal.

Air Pollution, All posts, Carbon emissions, States, Subsidies, Washington DC