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Extremism at the EPA: A Discussion on Federal Overreach, Regulation Costs, and Climate Realities

During the final week of July, the EPA will be holding its public hearings on the proposed rule in three different states throughout the nation, as well as the District of Columbia. At the beginning of this crucial week, join The Heritage Foundation as they discuss climate realities and fallacies, the EPA’s war on coal, and efforts to stop the EPA’s unchecked climate change regulation.

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Biomass 2014: Growing the Future Bioeconomy

Biomass 2014 will bring together top government officials and members of Congress—with industry leaders and experts from across the bioenergy supply chain—to continue ongoing dialogue about the critical challenges and key opportunities for the industry. The event will focus on the innovative technologies, priority pathways, financing strategies, and public policies needed to grow the bioeconomy of the future.

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Public Hearings: Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule

EPA will hold public hearings in four locations for the proposed Clean Power Plan the week of July 28, 2014. The hearings will provide interested parties the opportunity to present data, views or arguments concerning the proposed action.

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FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges

US House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing. 

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Signing Ceremony and Anacostia River Kick-off Event

Join Mayor Vincent C. Gray at the Signing Ceremony of the Sustainable DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2014 & For a Cleaner Anacostia River Kick-off Event.

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National Security and Climate Change: What Do We Need to Know?

What do a White House senior advisor, a member of Congress, scientists, military planners, and business people have in common? At a June 4 symposium in Seattle organized by the Jackson Foundation and PNNL, they all agreed that climate change is having an impact on national security that will only increase with time. Thirty-six leaders from federal agencies, state and local government, research organizations, business, and academia participated in the symposium titled “The Intersection of National Security and Climate Change – What do Decision-makers Need to be Prepared?”

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Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety hearing: Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change

US Senate Committee on Environmental Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety hearing "Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change."

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

U.S. EPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Solicitation Webinar

Learn about EPA’s SBIR program, this year’s solicitation topics, and how to apply for an SBIR contract. EPA SBIR program experts will be available to answer questions during a question & answer (Q&A) session following the presentation.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

The 17th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum will bring together more than 50 businesses, sustainable energy industry trade associations, and government agencies to showcase the status and growth patterns of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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Can DC be 20% cooler?

The Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS) book, "Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living", shows you the most effective strategies for reducing the global warming emissions from your daily life and helps you to "sweat the right stuff"—make the smartest choices for protecting the climate. The book's co-author, and UCS Senior Climate Scientist, Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, will talk about how you can lower your global warming emissions by 20 percent this year.

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