By Josh Hicks, Published: June 10 E-mail the writer
A form of nepotism prohibited within federal agencies has become “open and widely accepted” at the Energy Department, according to a federal watchdog report.Energy Department inspector general Gregory H. Friedman said in the report last week that one of the agency’s senior managers advocated for three of his college-age children to be hired for department internships last year. Continue Reading
From the right side news Our Northern Neighbor Moves to Cut Energy Taxes/Regulation to Boost Its Economy, But Not the U. S. The United States should start taking lessons from Canada regarding oil development and its relationship to a pro-growth regulatory and tax structure.
MICHAEL J. MISHAK SACRAMENTO, Calif — SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Late last year, California Gov. Jerry Brown pushed for a top state regulator to ease key requirements for companies seeking to tap California’s oil.
An official City of Houston event, Energy Day is a free, family-friendly festival on Saturday, October 20, 2012 that celebrates and highlights the importance of energy in our daily lives. This day-long festival takes place at Hermann Square in front of City Hall in Downtown Houston, Texas. There
By Pam Kasey – email New limits on power plant emissions of mercury and other air toxics and a three-year compliance timeline remain essentially as proposed in March in a long-expected U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule issued Dec. 21. “With these standards that were two decades
By Steve Gates On the presidential campaign trail, throughout Capitol Hill, and in your neighborhoods there’s been a lot of discussion and debate on how America should move forward with energy policy. Currently, a lot of those discussions center around whether or not proposed EPA regulations
Lawrence Hurley, E&E reporter U.S. EPA‘s former policy chief is accusing the Obama administration of failing to mount a forceful defense of environmental regulations in the face of fierce partisan attacks. Lisa Heinzerling left EPA after a two-year stint last December, just after the 2010
By COREY BOLES WASHINGTON—House Republicans said Thursday they want to expand U.S. domestic energy production and use the increased federal royalties to pay for more bridge and highway repairs and construction—a plan that appears aimed at wrestling control of the jobs debate away from
Coal contributes nearly $2 billion annually to Indiana‘s economy, supporting thousands of Hoosier jobs and keeping energy costs modest. It provides low-cost power to keep our state’s electric bills affordable and our industries competitive. In this time of economic uncertainty and
BY GEORGE DUNCAN – Central Florida’s Agri-Leader New Environmental Protection Agency water quality standards in Florida would cost agricultural industries hundreds of million of dollars and cause sharp increases in food prices, according to state and local agricultural officials. EPA