Energy and Environment Update - June 20, 2010


In This Issue:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Energy Committee Considers Six Bills

..Senators Propose Amendments to Tax Extenders Bill

..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Supplemental Spending Bill on Agenda

..Bipartisan Groups Seeks Biomass GHG Regulation Details

..Subcommittee Considers Clean Energy Manufacturing and Export Legislation

..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings

*Department of Energy

..$76 Million for Advanced Energy-Efficient Building Technologies and Training Programs

..$600 Million for Industrial CCS

..FERC Seeks Comments on Transmission Costs

..Tailored Weather Forecasts Could Save Billions

*Department of Labor

..Train Military Veterans for Green Jobs

*Environmental Protection Agency

..States Back Proposal to Revoke Emissions Aggregation Rule

..Ethanol Waiver Decision This Fall

*Federal Trade Commission

..Light Bulb Standards



..Coalition Relaunches Climate Leadership Ads

..Canadian Energy Efficiency Amendments

..Mayors Endorse Green Construction Codes

..UT Begins 10-Year Strategic Energy Initiative

..Japan Plans Passage of Climate Bill

..Dutch Plan to Track Adaptation Contributions

..Eastern Corridor to Curb Transportation Emissions

..IEA and NEA Call for Nuclear Power Expansion

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