Council on Environmental Quality
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released Draft Guidance for Federal Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Accounting for public comment on July 14, 2010. The draft guidance establishes government-wide requirements for calculating and reporting greenhouse gas emissions associated with Federal agency operations.
World Resources Institute
(Originally appeared on National Journal Energy & Environment Blog)
With senators scrambling to find the right mix of policies that will get votes, one idea under consideration is a greenhouse gas reduction bill for the electric power sector –- so called “utility only”– rather than one that covers most sectors of the U.S. economy. If the Senate goes this route, there are important issues that must be considered…
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Obama administration officials and House Democrats yesterday touted initiatives to use public lands to create jobs in rural communities, though the administration had to field questions from both Republican and Democratic members about policies and regulations that may be stunting economic renewal in rural areas.
Pew Center on Global Climate Change, July 2010
The following table compares the diversified and renewable electricity standards included in the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES, Waxman-Markey), the American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 (ACELA, Bingaman), and the Practical Energy and Climate Plan Act (PECPA, Lugar).