By Timothy Hurst on December 31, 2010
Political news in 2010 was dominated by the U.S. midterm elections and the ongoing economic troubles in the U.S. and Europe. But there was no shortage of big stories in environmental politics, including one that most people will remember for the rest of their lives.
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By Timothy Hurst on September 22, 2010
The Renewable Electricity Promotion Act would require U.S. to get 15% of electricity from renewable sources by 2021
By Timothy Hurst on August 4, 2010
Despite the growing sentiment that a comprehensive climate and energy bill is all but dead in the U.S. Senate, Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid said today that a bigger bill could find its way to the floor after the August break.
By Timothy Hurst on July 22, 2010
American Wind Energy CEO Denise Bode called the decision to let an RES die in committee “beyond comprehension.”
By Timothy Hurst on July 17, 2010
A plan to expand the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel in truck fleets is getting a second look by the U.S. Senate.