In support of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department announced up to $25 million in funding to reduce the cost of algal biofuels to less than $5 per gasoline gallon equivalent (gge) by 2019. This funding supports the development of a bioeconomy that can help create green jobs, spur innovation, improve the environment, and achieve national energy security.
Blumenauer, Conyers, 58 Others Send Letter Urging EPA to Take Immediate Action to Protect Pollinators
Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and John Conyers (MI-13), along with 58 other Members of the House of Representatives, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, with a series of immediate changes that should be made to protect pollinators from the impacts of neonicotinoid pesticides.
17 Groups Urge NRC to Halt Licensing, Relicensing og 23 Reactors due to Failure to Address 2012 Court Ruling
Inadequate Response to 2012 “Waste Confidence” Court Action Means Legal Challenge is Inevitable … Unless NRC Halts Process.
Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups took a necessary first step to seeking federal court intervention if the NRC does not stop on its own the licensing and relicensing of 23 reactors at 14 sites across the United States.
Alliance to Pursue Long - Term Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Announcement Made During White House Roundtable
Energy Department Announces Indoor Lighting Winners of Next Generation Luminaires™ Solid-State Lighting Design Competition
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy waste in U.S. buildings and help save Americans money by saving energy, the Energy Department announced the winners of the sixth annual Next Generation LuminairesTM (NGL) design competition for indoor lighting at the LED Show in Los Angeles.
The Energy Department presented Housing Innovation Awards to 28 industry leaders during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The industry leaders are commercializing and deploying cutting-edge technologies and helping to significantly reduce the energy costs of the nation’s homes.