Imminent bankruptcy is not a disqualifying factor for receiving federal funds, because appropriators decided to give United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), $62 million to the moribund corporation anyway.
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to double our nation’s energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today recognized aluminum manufacturer Alcoa and steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal for leadership in the Better Buildings‚ Better Plants Program.
Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman joined with officials from Clemson University to dedicate the nation’s largest and one of the world’s most advanced wind energy testing facilities in North Charleston, S.C.
A recent study by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), provides evidence that the Koch Brothers could earn at least $1 billion from Alberta tar sand land holdings (with additional profit from their processing plants and related products and services).
The Obama administration will press ahead Friday with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming.
Federal inspection teams have been conducting spot safety checks of rail shipments of crude oil from the booming Bakken oil region in Great Plains states in response to last month’s rail disaster in Canada, U.S. officials said Thursday.
In a rare step, the science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to subpoena the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for data from key studies used to justify air pollution regulations.