Daily Archives: July 1, 2012

White House praises EU embargo on Iranian crude oil imports

The White House on Sunday praised the European Union’s (EU) embargo on the importation of Iranian crude oil, raising pressure on Tehran over its nuclear energy program.

“The United States welcomes the European Union’s prohibition of all Iranian crude oil imports and other sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, which go into full effect today,” said the […]

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Poll: Voters back Keystone pipeline, but give Obama edge on energy security

A new poll shows that 62 percent of registered voters favor approval of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, a project Mitt Romney has pledged to green-light on “day one” if elected while the Obama administration favors more review.

The finding suggests that President Obama may be vulnerable to ongoing election-season attacks from Republicans and conservative […]

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Why is the U.S. helping China dominate the U.S.?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $37.5 million in U.S. funding over the next five years to support the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center.

This funding will be matched by the grantees to support $75 million in total U.S. research that will focus on advancing technologies for building energy efficiency, clean coal (including carbon capture and storage), […]