Energy And Environment Update - March 28,2010


In this issue:

*Energy and Climate Legislation



..Subcommittee Approves Home Star Program

..Subcommittee Approves Energy Research Funding

..Appropriators Object to Yucca Mountain Closure

..Subcommittee Approves Cybersecurity Bill

..Legislation Introduced


..Research Program Will Focus on Addressing Climate Change

..Environmental Groups Concerned about CAFE Discount Rate

*Department of Energy

..FERC to Issue Transmission Funding Rulemaking

..Climate Modeling Program Announced

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Biofuels Final Rule Published

..Tailoring Rule Delayed

..GHG Reporting Rules Proposed

*Government Accountability Office

*International Maritime Organization

*Nuclear Regulatory Commission



..Energy Disproportionately Expensive

..CO Sets Higher RES

..China Leads in Clean Technology Investment

..State Officials Adopt Environmental Resolutions

..CA Climate Laws Under Additional Scrutiny

..IDB Increase Climate Funding

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