Energy and Environment Update - June 27, 2010


In This Issue:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..Committee Examines Future of Electric Vehicles

..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..OMB Completes Review of EPA GHG Rule

*Department of Agriculture

..Investments Needed to Meet Biofuel Goals

*Department of Transportation

..Departments Finalize Livability Grant Process

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Organizations Call for Quick Biomass Review

..Administration Calls for Reinstatement of Polluter Pays

*Federal Aviation Administration

..$125 Million to Advance Environmental Technologies



..Trade Agency Signs Renewables Agreement

..APEC Energy Ministers Promote Nuclear and Efficiency

..Offshore Wind Has Little Impact on Environment

..IEA Promotes SE Asia’s Renewable Energy Potential

..Suspension of Climate Change Legislation Makes CA Ballot

..Canada to Phase out Coal-Fired Plants

..China Needs Greater Investment in Biomass

..CPUC Approves Smart Grid Guidance

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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