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  • U.S. government buys its first electric vehicles

     
    The federal government handed over the keys to a handful of electric vehicles it purchased Tuesday. The 116 cars -- a mixture of Chevrolet Volts, Nissan Leafs and Think Cities -- are the first electric vehicles to be purchased by......
  • Natural gas fracking needs to be monitored, panel says

     
    Fracking report: The assessment was the Obama administration's first major pronouncement on the coast-to-coast shale gas boom that has raised concerns about the risks to underground water supplies from the mixture of sand, water and chemicals injected...
  • Obama was warned of loan dangers long before Solyndra sank

     
    Tim Geithner and Lawrence Summers warned Obama about the dangers of Energy Secy. Stephen Chu's loan program vetting process....
  • Development Resumes On Plans For Mattoon Clean Coal Plant

    (WGN-AM)- Federal officials announced an agreement this morning that will restart plans to build an experimental coal plant in Mattoon, Ill. Supporters hailed the news as a victory for the Illinois economy and for efforts to curb global warming. The...
  • Yucca Mountain on hold

    Yucca Mountain on hold
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been called many things during his 22-year Senate career, but the name that sticks when the issue of nuclear power comes up is "NIMBY." That's because Reid has fought tirelessly to block construction of a...
  • Senate ready to grill Chu, Salazar

     
    by Jim Tankersley Barack Obama is done appointing his Cabinet. Now come the questions. The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee announced today it will dive into confirmation hearings on Energy Secretary nominee Steven Chu and Interior...
  • Inauguration: Bush, Obama, SC Justices

     
    Bush, Obama and the Supreme Court arrive at the Capitol. Also, the future Cabinet -- Eric Holder, Steven Chu, New Yorker Shaun Donovan.......
  • Obama: Build a better microwave

     
    by Jim Tankersley President Obama will officially ask the Energy Department today to speed up its efforts to set congressionally mandated efficiency standards - some of them long-overdue - for household appliances. It's a move sure to be welcomed by......
  • Chu: 'economic disaster' from warming

     
    by Jim Tankersley Earlier this week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu caused a stir in the Golden State - and many circles across the country - with his warnings that global warming could spell the demise of California agriculture by century's......
  • Obama Car Task Force Owns Sensible Group of Autos

     
    The Detroit News is reporting this morning on the car ownership status of President Barack Obama???s task force on the auto industry. The Detroit newspaper of course highlights the fact that only three of the 18 members and assistants own......
  • Where's the $25 Billion for Efficient Cars?

     
    As President Barack Obama tries to ease the domestic auto crisis, a government-backed plan to help develop a greener U.S. auto industry has failed to launch, the New York Times reports. A $25 billion loan program run by the Department......