Energy And Environment Update -- April 8, 2012


In This Issue:

Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Agriculture; Department of Energy; Department of Treasury; Environmental Protection Agency; Government Accountability Office; Nuclear Regulatory Commission; States; International; and Miscellaneous.

Excerpt from Energy and Climate Debate

Congress continues its two-week recess this week, and back home, representatives on both sides of the aisle are facing criticism over high gasoline prices as the issue plays in the election debate.

Speaker of the House John Boehner’s (R-OH) weekly address began the two week recess in which Republican House members hoped to transform voter anger at President Obama over high gas prices into continued control of the lower chamber in this November’s elections. Prior to their departure, House Majority Whip Jeff Flake (R-AZ) distributed a 22-page energy talking point workbook and directed members to spend the recess holding energy-focused business roundtables, visiting gas stations, and writing op-eds focusing on high local gas prices.

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