Energy and Environment Update - October 24, 2010


In This Issue: Energy and Climate Debate; Congress: Upcoming Hearings; Administration: Interagency Agreement Establishes Framework; Department of Agriculture: Thousands of Ethanol Pumps Planned, and Final Rule Published; Department of Commerce: GridWeek Conference Concludes, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Releases Arctic Report; Department of Defense: Navy to Conduct Algae Experiment; Department of Energy: Energy Information Administration ( EIA) Responds to Ways and Means, $350 Million for Transmission Line, and Upcoming Commercial Building Webinar; Environmental Protection Agency: Lawsuits Challenge Engine Emissions Rule, States Urge EPA to Reduce Emissions, Industry Requests National Label, EPA Preparing Diesel Guidance, Communities to Receive Sustainable Growth Aid, Green Power Market Partners Honored, and $2.4 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: FTC Responds to Demand Response Proposal; Miscellaneous: Corporations Preview Vehicle Plans, EU Could Accept Second Commitment Period, Group Urges Mass Transit Funding Increase, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Recues Power Demand Forecast, Canada Changes Building Codes, Canada Tightens Mobile Emissions Rules, Support for Prop. 23 Waning, Rhode Island Issues Offshore Development Management Plan, Health Impacts of Wind Farms Considered, Mediterranean Climate Change Initiative (MCCI) Launched, and Asian Megacities Flood Prone.

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