Energy And Environment Update - January 31, 2010



*Energy and Climate Legislation


..EPW Holds Solar Hearing

..Homeland Security Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Federal Emissions Cutting Efforts

..Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Nominees

..Senate Passes Energy Sanctions Bill

..Upcoming Hearings


..Science and Technology Committee Holds Hearing on ARPA-E

..Coal-State Members Create New Caucus

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearing

*Department of Defense

*Department of the Interior

*Environmental Protection Agency

..EPA Drafting Backstop Rule

..EPA Tightens N2O Rules

..Fewer National Enforcement Priorities

*Securities and Exchange Commission


..Wind Power Grows in 2009

..Climate Change Linked to Heavy Precipitation

..Massachusetts Sets Ambitious Energy Standards

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