The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) met July 21 in Washington, D.C. for its annual State Environmental Protection Meeting.
The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) and the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) held their Spring Meetings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Columbia, South Carolina.
Before you pursue the new avenues of participation with smaller Regulatory Groups, be sure to read these pointers on successful engagement.
United States Environmental Protection Agency staff made clear their interest in reaching out to state officials at ECOS last week. The question is why.
Dueling partisan messages became a surprising theme at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting, held February 21-24 in Washington, D.C.
Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon pollution control created a heated atmosphere at last week’s 2013 Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) annual meeting. Climate change drove the agenda from the start to finish.
The possibility of a shareholder petition can be a chilling event. However, being prepared to defend your government affairs program can certainly help to alleviate many of the concerns and raise confidence that your program will be able to withstand challenges by activist groups.
The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) convened its 18th Annual Meeting earlier this week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Having attended all but one ECOS meeting since the inception of the organization in 1993, it has been a while since I’ve seen anything happen for the first time. The states agreed to craft a message to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the costs and challenges of its greenhouse gas emissions reduction policy.