Energy and Environment Update - February 28, 2010



*Energy and Climate Legislation


..EPW Committee Holds EPA Budget Hearing

..Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Interior Department Budget Hearing

..Secretary Clinton Testifies on State Department Budget

..Commerce Subcommittee Explores Smart Grid Technologies

..Senators Introduce Legislation to Expand Renewable Energy Definition

..SEC Climate Change Reporting Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Natural Resources Subcommittee Considers Geothermal Leasing Legislation

..Science and Technology Committee Considers R&D Budget Request

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings

*Department of Energy

..Weatherization Program off to a Bad Start

..California Solar Project Awarded Conditional Loan Guarantees

*Environmental Protection Agency

..OECA Programs Updated

..EPA and NREL Partner to Develop Renewable Energy on Brownfields

*Government Accountability Office



..Study Shows Energy Efficiency Could Save Consumers Hundreds

..States Threaten to Implement Mobile Source Rules

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