With the November 20 deadline looming, Congress will focus much of this week on the surface transportation bill as House and Senate conferees try to quickly negotiate differences on H.R. 22 and enact the first multi-year highway authorization law since 2012.
The fourth meeting of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Commission on Civil Nuclear Cooperation (the Bilateral Commission) was held on November 4, 2015, in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Japan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama leading the discussions as Co-Chairs. The delegations included participants representing a wide range of… Keep reading →
To a large degree, cleaner air in the United States results from innovations and improvements in transportation fuels over the past four decades. This is important, because the freedom to travel has been ingrained in the American psyche since the days when waves of westward migration began spanning the continent. Today, Americans are used to… Keep reading →
Clean energy investment rose 25% in the U.S. during the third quarter; total investment surged to $13.4 billion. [Forbes] In an exclusive interview, former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman said the EPA’s Clean Power Plan is “the most flexible thing,” the agency has ever done. [Think Progress] Husky Energy announced its job cuts this year… Keep reading →
On October 1, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its final rule to update the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone by strengthening primary and secondary ozone standards, changing monitoring requirements, and updating the Air Quality Index (AQI) to inform the public of unhealthy air. The controversial rule updates the… Keep reading →
People often think of the energy sector as a great place to find jobs, but some of the best, most stable job opportunities in the sector aren’t what you’d think. They’re not dedicated to resource production, but to minimizing the millions of tons of natural gas and associated pollution that leaks as the product is… Keep reading →