The world’s bleak economic outlook in the second decade of the 21st Century has placed a burden on the world’s attempts to promote a more sustainable system of energy generation. Increasingly, the cost of regulatory programs designed to protect the environment and foster a lower carbon economy has become of significant concern. A recent example is the retraction of the U.S. EPA’s revision of the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards, cited as part of a larger effort aimed at “reducing regulatory burdens and regulatory uncertainty, particularly as our economy continues to recover”, in a statement issued recently by the White House.
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Waste-to-Energy, State Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), and the Future of Renewable Energy
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Brandes, WF. "Waste-to-Energy, State Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), and the Future of Renewable Energy." Proceedings of the 20th Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference. 20th Annual North American Waste-to-Energy Conference. Portland, Maine, USA. April 23–25, 2012. pp. 139-146. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/NAWTEC20-7025
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