Energy And Environment Update - April 11, 2010



*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Toxic and Climate Goals May Be Addressed in FY11 Appropriations

..Upcoming Hearings

*Department of Defense

*Department of Energy

..DOE Awards $100 for Smart Grid Work Force Training and Development

..Study Finds Energy Efficiency Training Lacking

..Energy Sector Water Use to Quadruple

..DOE to Examine Fracking

..DOE to Examine CCS Project

..China May Exceed US in Renewable Energy Development

*Department of State

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Tailoring Rule Could by Published Before End of the Month

..GHG Emissions Reporting Comment Period Opens

..Lawsuits against GHG Regulations

..$2 Million in Environmental Innovation Grants Awarded


..EU GHG Emissions Down in 2009

..UK Issues Rebates for Home Renewable Energy Projects

..Study Demonstrates Offshore Wind Potential

..MN Creates Low Cost Renewable Energy Financing

..Tokyo requires Large Facilities to REduce GHG Emissions

..Companies Call for Real-Time Energy Data

..LA Rejects Carbon-Reduction Surcharge

..MS Includes Solar Manufacturing in Tax Exemptions

..CDP Launches Water Disclosure Project

..Southeast Asian Leaders Call for Treaty

..Clean Energy Economy to Create Jobs

..Smart Meter Education Needed

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