Plenty of drama is expected today as Rep. Henry Waxman's (D-Calif.) Energy and Commerce Committee puts the oil industry in front of his subcommittee. 44 will be watching the hearings all day (so you don't have to) and picking out the key points.
President Obama will establish an independent commission to investigate the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to an administration official.
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May 17, 2010; 5:56 PM ET |
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President Obama announced Tuesday $3.4 billion in grants for "smart meters," updated transformers, and other devices that he called the largest energy grid modernization investment in the nation's history.
By Michael A. Fletcher MIAMI--President Obama plans to unveil Tuesday $3.4 billion in grants for...
Just in time for the first New England snow, Vice President Biden today announced a new federal initiative to encourage Americans to weatherize their homes, thereby reducing heating bills and carbon emissions and helping to produce jobs.
President Obama marked Earth Day by traveling to a wind turbine tower plant here to promote his renewable energy policy, which he said will simultaneously create jobs, increase national security and help the environment.