Posts tagged ‘Oil Spill’

by Jason James Last May, the House of Representatives passed the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, allocating $6 billion toward rebates for retrofits that increase a home’s energy efficiency under the authority of the Department of Energy (DOE). Though Home Star enjoyed the support of twelve Republicans in the House, the U.S. Chamber […]

by Marne Sussman The newly-introduced Senate oil spill response bill, entitled “Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010”, gives scant coverage to energy issues. Division B of the proposed legislation, on clean transportation, is one of only two sections that address clean energy and/or energy efficiency.  The following analysis summarizes the provisions […]

by Hannah Chang On Tuesday, July 27, oil spill response bills were introduced in both the House and Senate.  These bills are a legislative response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster but also contain the remnants of comprehensive energy and climate change legislation that was shelved by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on July 22.  According […]

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