Energy and Environment Update - August 15, 2010


In This Issue:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..House Approves State Aid

..Senators Ask EPA to Retain Ozone Standard

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..CCS Dependent on Carbon Price

..OMB Completes Permitting Enforcement Review

*Department of Energy

..Feed-In Tariffs Dominate Deployment

..Possible Stimulus Spending Failure

..Independent Advisory Board Reestablished

..$43 Million Loan Guarantee Finalized

..IL Country Won’t Host FutureGen Project

*Environmental Protection Agency

..EPA Sends Underground CO2 Storage Rule to OMB

..SAB Committee to Consider EPA Research

..13 States Required to Enforce GHG Requirements

..GHG Reporting Rules Sent to OMB

..EPA Defends RFS

..CCS Injection and Reporting Rules Sent to OMB

..Cement Factory Pollution Regulations Unveiled


..9 Barriers for Renewable Energy

..China to Launch Energy Investment Plan

..Renewable Energy for Texas City

..Japanese Emissions Reductions through Exports

..TX Adopts Sequestration Tax Rule

..Sustainability Panel Named

..Reductions will not Endanger Reliability

..CA Proposes Urban Emissions Targets

..Chinese Provinces and Cities to Pioneer Low Carbon Development

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