Energy and Environment Update - August 1, 2010


In This Update:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..House Passes Oil Spill Legislation

..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Congressmen Ask EPA to Delay E15 Waiver

..Clean-Tech Export Legislation Passes

..National Manufacturing Strategy Legislation Passes

..Green Jobs Legislation Unveiled

..Advanced Research Legislation Approved

..Committee Explores Hydropower Potential

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings

*Department of Commerce

..NOAA Concludes Global Warming Undeniable

*Department of Energy

..DOE Releases PV FOA

..DOE and DOD to Cooperate on Military Energy Technologies

..$117 Million for HI Loan Guarantee

*Department of Treasury

..IRS Computers More Energy Efficient

*Environmental Protection Agency

..EPA Examines Energy Efficiency as BACT

..Endangerment Finding Challenges Dismissed

..CBD Petitions EPA on Biomass Inclusion

..Lawsuits against Tailoring Rule Continue



..CCS Estimates States GHG Reductions

..CA Climate Law Delay Detrimental

..BASIC Countries Fail in Shared GHG Reduction Approach

..WCI Outlines Cap and Trade Design

..MI Amends Battery Credit

..Geothermal Production on the Rise

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