Energy and Environment Update - September 8, 2010


In This Issue:

*Fall’s Regulatory Forecast


..Upcoming Hearings


..New Ideas to Increase Growth

..200,000 Homes Weatherized

..Research Shifts to Mitigation and Adaptation

*Department of Defense

..DOD Plans Energy Use Reductions

*Department of Energy

..DOE to Host Biomass Webinars

..DOE Announces Smart Meter Installations

..DOE Facilitates Hydropower Modernization

*Department of Treasury

..IRS Awards Coal and Gasification Credits

..Clean Renewable Energy Bond Applications Open

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Reporting Comment Period Extended

..EPA and DOT Propose Fuel Economy Grades

..EPA Rejects Texas NSR Revisions

..Court Overturns EPA Emissions Rule



..Florida Considers Taxability Issues

..Massachusetts Court Rejects Power Lines Challenge

..California Issues GHG Reduction Advice

..Japan Unveils Cap-and-Trade Draft

..Colorado Signs FERC Agreement

..Los Angeles Pollution Limits Upheld

..CEC Backs Mojave Solar License

..Dutch Begin Climate Financing Commitment Monitoring

..Labor Supports Utilities in Emissions Case

..California Climate Policy Delay Debated

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