Author Archives: Charles Herrick

Real Numbers: President Obama’s War on Coal? Some Historical Perspective

This article is in Infrastructure for a Stormy Future, Winter 2018

In Massachusetts v. EPA (2007), the Supreme Court ruled that greenhouse gases are pollutants under the provisions of the 1970 Clean Air Act. Subject to this ruling, the Environmental Protection Agency determined that greenhouse gas emissions endanger public health and the welfare of current and future generations. Working in response to EPA’s endangerment finding, the […]