New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Last October, the 10 CEOs of major oil and gas producers, including BP, China National Petroleum and Saudi Aramco, announced an aspiration to reach near zero methane emissions from their companies’ natural gas value chains. They pledged, as part of their participation in the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), to work together on a target that… Keep reading →

German Summit On Electric Mobility

To mark National Drive Electric Week, as well as discussions of electric vehicles (EVs) likely at this week’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, let’s underscore some important perspective on EVs contained in this recent piece by Axios. Amy Harder’s column compares the carbon dioxide emissions saved by each Tesla EV to the CO2 savings of… Keep reading →


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of 42 projects totaling $80 million to support advanced vehicle technologies that can enable more affordable mobility, strengthen domestic energy security, reduce our dependence on foreign sources of critical materials, and enhance U.S. economic growth. This work supports DOE’s goal to invest in… Keep reading →

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

Regulators from across the country met in Vermont this week at the Environmental Council of the State’s (ECOS) fall meeting to discuss some of the nation’s most pressing environmental challenges. I joined members of ECOS’ Shale Gas Caucus to discuss an emerging threat imminently impacting oil and gas-producing states: the question of what to do with the… Keep reading →

Texas Oil Companies Work To Adapt To Falling Oil Prices

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Republican Presidential Candidates Debate On Economy In New Hampshire

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has held its annual Secretary’s Honor Awards and Presidential Rank Awards ceremony at DOE Headquarters. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke at the event, recognizing the outstanding achievements of individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling DOE’s mission and serving the Nation. “Some… Keep reading →

Anniversary Of Nuclear Disaster At Three Mile Island Marked Near The Site

On August 21, 2018, the EPA released a prepublication copy of its proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule

Newest Innovations In Consumer Technology On Display At 2014 International CES

Over $20 Million to 10 National Labs and 71 Private Sector Partners for Development and Commercial Deployment of Promising Energy Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $20 million in funding for 64 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF).  With additional matching funds from… Keep reading →

New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

With EPA unveiling its proposed new rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, there’s already lots of discussion of whether the proposal is an improvement over the rule it would replace – whether a regime may focus on the utility sector as a system or needs to focus on individual sources. Be that as… Keep reading →

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

With EPA receiving public input this week on its proposed ethanol volumes for 2019 under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), it’s important to stay focused on the potential negative impacts of a broken Washington policy — on consumers and the fuel market. Yes, we know that America’s energy renaissance in natural gas and oil production has accomplished the… Keep reading →

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