Energy and Environment Update - May 23, 2010


In this Issue:

*Energy and Climate Legislation


..EPW Approves Cleanfields Legislation

..Finance Subcommittee Holds 48C Hearing

..Oil Spill Hearings Continue

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


..Legislation on the House Floor

..Select Committee Holds Hearing on Climate Change Causes

..More Challenges to GHG and Fuel Economy Standards

..Legislation Introduced

..Upcoming Hearings


*Department of Energy

..$2 Billion Loan Guarantee Awarded

..$38 Million for Nuclear Energy R&D

*Department of Interior

*Environmental Protection Agency

*Federal Trade Commission


..$44 Billion for Global Advanced Vehicle Technology Grants

..NM Issues Proposed Cap and Trade Rule

..CARB Seeks More Input

..China Issues Air Quality Guidance

..New British Coalition Government Pledges GHG Reductions

..MD Requires Electric Utilities to Use More Solar Power

..EU Makes Energy Efficiency Key

..Regional GHG Programs Recommend Standard Offset Guidelines

..Canada Aims to Align Truck Emissions Standards with US

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