Alliance to Save Energy EE Global 2013 conference Day Two. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to speak at morning plenary session, Sen. Mark Warner to address luncheon. DOE Assistant Secretary Pat Hoffman to speak at afternoon panel.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is set to host an energy summit of nearly 200 policy and industry experts to discuss strategies to cut energy costs in the state, The Associated Press reports.
O'BRIEN, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Phillippi's grandparents started producing lumber in this corner of Oregon timber country in 1922, when a man could set up a mill, log the trees within range of a team of horses and move the mill to a new stand when those trees ran out.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Even before the first drops flow, Uganda's oil sector is beset by bribery allegations against officials, tax-related cases abroad that cost the government millions in legal fees, and the alleged interference of a president whose firm control of the sector worries transparency campaigners.
Alliance to Save Energy EE Global 2013 conference Day One. Morning forum with former Sen. Byron Dorgan, Business Roundtable President John Engler, NAM Vice President for Energy and Resources Policy Ross Eisenberg, Institute for 21st Century Energy President Karen Harbert. Through Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation cleared the House on Friday that would place stricter requirements on the federal agency overseeing Wall Street to assess the costs and benefits of its regulations before they are issued.
BALTIMORE (AP) — President Barack Obama tried on Friday to leave behind the political battles that have overshadowed his second-term agenda, saying lawmakers should work on creating more middle-class jobs in the slowly growing economy. "Our work is not done, and our focus cannot drift," Obama said.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office said a carbon tax could bring in significant revenues and help reverse climate change at the cost of higher prices and lower incomes, The Hill reports.
The House Appropriations Committee proposed giving $24.3 billion to the subcommittee that finances the Interior Department, EPA and similar agencies, an 18-percent cut from fiscal 2013 levels, E&E News reports.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called on the Forest Service to drop its plans to withhold funds from rural timber communities.