Energy and Environment Update - June 13, 2010


In This Update:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Senate Debates Tax Extenders Legislation

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


*Department of Energy

..$612 Million for Industrial CCS Projects

..$29 Million for Weatherization Training

..$60 Million for Local Energy Efficiency Efforts

..RFI on Targets for Portable Power from Fuel Cells

*Department of Interior

*Environmental Protection Agency

..EPA Amends Pollutant Standards

..$10 Million for Emissions and Energy Efficiency Projects

..Emission-Comparable Fuels Rule Withdrawn

..Data Centers Eligible for Energy Star

..States Support EPA’s Vehicle Rules

*National Aeronautics and Space Administration


..Report Finds Hydropower world's Largest Renewable Power Source

..Business Leaders Call for Clean Energy Spending Increase

..UT Lays Out 10-Year Plan

..NM Court Allows Consideration of State GHG Cap

..Words of Caution from UN Climate Chiefs

..UNEP Report Urges Focus on Agriculture and Fossil Fuels

..G-20 Lags on Fossil Fule Subsidy Reform

..CA Passes Power-Storage Bill

..HI Defends Renewable Energy System

..MD Amends Clean Energy Credit

..EU Delays Emissions Discussion

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