Energy and Environment Update - April 25, 2010


In this update:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Multipollutant Markup

..Energy Committee Considers CCS

..Tribal Energy Reform

..Senators Opposed to Diverting Offshore Drilling Revenue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Subcommittee Holds Loan Guarantee Hearing

..Committee Approves HUD Energy Grants

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings

*Department of Commerce

*Department of Defense

*Department of Energy

..$200 Million for Solar and Water Power Technologies

..$452 Million for Energy Efficiency Projects

..$30 Million to Accelerate Weatherization

..$28 Million to State Building Energy Retrofits

*Department of Interior

*Department of Transportation

*Environmental Protection Agency

..EPA Sends Tailoring Rule to OMB

..GHG Regulations Won’t Impact Small Businesses

..Clean Air Act Benefits Outweigh Costs

..EPA Announces More Rigorous Standards for Energy Star Homes



..Smart Grid Market to Increase Quickly

..Solar Invested in Most

..Regional Efforts Necessary in East Asia

..CA to Provide Loan Guarantees

..CA to Ease Vehicle Emissions Requirements

..Swing States to Benefit from CCS Deployment

..NJ Exempts Solar Panels

..Christie’s Launches a Green Auction

Please see full update below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Mintz Levin | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Mintz Levin on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.