FERC - "Commissioner Bernard L. McNamee Concurrence Regarding Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (Alaska LNG Project)"
EPA - Knowledge Mosaic RSS 2020-05-22
Title: Commissioner Bernard L. McNamee Concurrence Regarding Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (Alaska LNG Project) Source: FERC Data/Action: Speeches Date: 5/21/2020 Text Preview: ...Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), not the Commission, with exclusive authority to determine the amount of emissions that are harmful to the environment. In addition, there are no available resources or agency expertise upon which the Commission could reasonably base a framework or target. As I explain below, Congress enacted the Clean Air Act to establish an all-encompassing regulatory program, supervised by the EPA to deal comprehensively with interstate air pollution. Section 111 of the Clean Air Act directs the Administrator of the EPA... ...identified stationary sources. 21 Thus, the EPA has exclusive authority for determining whether emissions from pipeline facilities will have a significant... ...EPA and the States exclusive authority to establish such measures. Congress designated the EPA as the expert agency “best suited to serve as primary regulator of greenhouse gas emissions,” 36 not the Commission. The Clean Air Act establishes an all-encompassing regulatory program, supervised by the EPA to deal comprehensively with interstate air pollution. 37 Congress entrusted the Administrator of the EPA...