Daily Archives: April 11, 2012

News bites: Tennessee enacts controversial new climate change law

The Los Angeles Times reports on a controversial new Tennessee climate change law: “Tennessee enacted a law Tuesday that critics contend allows public school teachers to challenge climate change and evolution in their classrooms without fear of sanction.”The New York Times reports that proclamations that the nuclear industry is dead have been exaggerated.

Bloomberg examines why […]

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House, Interior spar over drilling subpoena

The House Natural Resources Committee balked Tuesday night at the Interior Department’s efforts to comply with a GOP subpoena over a 2010 report on the deepwater drilling moratorium imposed after the BP oil spill.

“The department has failed to comply with the subpoena and its response is extremely disappointing given the costly toll the Obama administration’s […]

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Sen. Graham: Obama’s ‘all of the above’ energy plan isn’t from the ‘heart’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has looked into President Obama’s heart and found his oft-stated commitment to an “all of the above” energy plan lacking.

“When Obama says ‘all of the above,’ it is something he knows he has to
say politically. I don’t think it comes from his heart. It is words out
of his mouth, […]

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GOP warns against last-minute regulations if Obama loses election

Republican leaders in Congress have warned President Obama against any attempts to pass last-minute regulations if he loses reelection this year.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) sent a letter to Obama Wednesday urging him not to pass any “midnight regulations.”

Outgoing presidents typically leave some of their most controversial executive […]

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Administration unveils new energy security plans

The Obama administration unveiled a slew of new initiatives Wednesday aimed at improving U.S. energy security on the battlefield.

The announcement is part of an administration-wide push to emphasize energy security as a key part of President Obama’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy.

Obama, in a series of energy speeches in recent months, has underscored the importance of boosting […]

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2012 Global New Energy Summit

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Crossroads $1.7M ad buy slams Obama energy policies

A conservative political action committee is going up with a new television commercial — backed by a $1.7 million ad buy — slamming President Obama’s energy policies.

The ad, titled “Too Much,” accuses the president of […]

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