EPA's Michael Leavitt Signs Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule

Republican politicians are increasing their efforts to lift the ban on oil exports, arguing the recent surge in domestic-energy production has made the ban redundant. [Fox]

Asian government leaders are panning to combat their energy deficit and the effects of  climate change by shifting toward renewable energy. [CNBC]

The Interior Department has announced proposed a new rule aimed at protecting streams from the pollution caused by mountaintop removal mining. [The NY Times]