25 Apr 2012

Wind industry pressures Congress to extend key tax credit

The wind industry ramped up pressure on Congress Wednesday to extend a key tax credit, arguing that thousands of jobs are at stake. “We have a lot riding on this, not only as an industry, but as a country,” Denise Bode, president of the American Wind Energy Association, the wind...
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25 Apr 2012

Report says 40 percent of the public breathes unhealthy air

More than 40 percent of the public lives in regions with unhealthy levels of air pollution, a new report from the American Lung Association says. The public health group, in its annual State of the Air report, said air quality has dramatically improved in recent decades as a...
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25 Apr 2012

Video warning of green energy ‘suicide pact’ goes viral online

A free-market group has scored a hit with an ominous, gloomy video warning that environmental regulations and restrictions on fossil fuels are putting America on a path to ruin. The roughly five-minute video, titled “If I wanted America to fail,” is from the group Free Market...
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25 Apr 2012

House names 33 conferees to highway funding bill

House leaders on Wednesday evening announced 33 conferees to the federal highway bill, which could begin meeting with their Senate counterparts as early as this week. Twenty of the 33 are Republicans: Reps. John Mica (Fla.), Don Young (Alaska), John Duncan (Tenn.), Bill Shuster...
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25 Apr 2012

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Koch-backed group to hit Obama with latest energy ads

State of Play: Americans for Prosperity (AFP), a conservative group funded partially by the billionaire Koch brothers, will unveil its latest advertising campaign that takes aim at President Obama’s energy policies Thursday. The group is unveiling the “massive new TV ad effort”...
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25 Apr 2012

Clean Coal Campaign Teams with NASCAR

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25 Apr 2012

Announcing ThEC12 in Shanghai

2012 sees the turn of Shanghai to host the IThEO Conference, which is entirely appropriate, because China is taking the lead in exploring fresh approaches to nuclear fission in its quest for sustainable, environment-responsible energy that can be delivered reliably and in...
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25 Apr 2012

Pro-Obama super-PAC ad slams Romney as ‘in the tank’ for ‘Big Oil’

A new super-PAC ad released Wednesday portrays Mitt Romney as smudged with the fingerprints of Big Oil. The ad calls Romney the “$200 million man” and charges him with wanting to protect the oil industry’s interests, a loaded accusation with gas prices already...
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25 Apr 2012

News bites: Judge to examine oil spill settlement

A federal judge will examine a proposed settlement stemming from the BP oil spill Wednesday, according to The Associated Press. Reuters reports that shrimpers aren’t happy with the settlement. Halliburton is also opposed to the settlement, according to Bloomberg. An advertisement...
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25 Apr 2012

Obama vows to fight for climate action, make global warming a key 2012 issue

President Obama is vowing to make the case for action on global warming during the 2012 campaign. “I suspect that over the next six months, this is going to be a debate that will become part of the campaign, and I will be very clear in voicing my belief that we’re going to...
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