Energy and Environment Update - September 12, 2010

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In This Issue:

*Energy and Climate Debate

*Congress

..House Pursues Manufacturing Jobs

..Senate to Discuss Small Business Tax Bill

..Upcoming Hearings

*Administration

..White House Sustainability Drive Underway

..Transportation Priorities Outlined

*Department of Energy

..$37 Million for Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Technology

..$30 Million for State Energy Efficiency Projects

..$16.5 Million for Biofuels

..$8.5 Million for Solar-Grid Integration

..Over $600 Million for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

..Energy Research Consortia Selected

..Loan Guarantee Announced

..$8.9 Million for Bioenergy Plants

..Debate over Demand Respond Plan

*Environmental Protection Agency

..Mobile Source Emissions Model Updated

..Diesel Performance Standards Difficult

..States Ask Court to Review Nuisance Case

..Green Design Capitals Picked

..Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Permitting Hearing This Week

..Calls for 60 MPG Cars by 2025

*Personnel

*Miscellaneous

..New York Extends Energy Tax Exemption

..Nevada Adopts Renewable Energy Facility Tax Abatement

..Australian Carbon Price on Agenda

..States Pursue Clean Energy

..Washington Amends Clean Vehicle Rules

..Renewable Content of Gasoline Rises

..California Energy Commission (CEC) Licenses Solar Plant

..Wyoming Law Blocks it from GHG Regulation

..India Considers Emissions Trading Program

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