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Posted byon March 20, 2013 at 12:49 PM EDT
Federal agencies are taking important steps to incorporate environmental justice into their decision-making to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy communities.
Posted byon March 16, 2013 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the need to harness American energy in order to reduce our dependence on oil and make the United States a magnet for new jobs. He highlights his all-of-the-above approach to American energy -- including a proposal to establish an Energy Security Trust, which invests in research that will help shift our cars and trucks off of oil.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM EDT
President Obama highlighted his proposal to create an Energy Security Trust, which uses revenue generated by oil and gas development on federal lands to support new research and technology that will shift our cars and trucks off of oil for good.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM EDT
The Energy Security Trust will invest in research that will make future technologies cheaper and better –it will fund the advances that will allow us to run cars and trucks on electricity or homegrown fuels, and on the technology that will enable us to drive from coast-to-coast without a drop of oil.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 10:17 AM EDT
Today, the Administration’s U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) delivered its annual report to Congress for fiscal year 2013: “Our Changing Planet.” The report highlights recent activities by 13 Federal agencies to strengthen our scientific understanding of global changes—including climate change—the threats and opportunities they present, and how they are likely to evolve over time.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 2:26 PM EDT
President Obama announces his nominees for director of the Office of Management and Budget, Secretary of Energy and administrator of the EPA.
Posted byon February 28, 2013 at 2:27 PM EDT
The CEO of a South Carolina sport equipment manufacturer describes how investments in public lands impact her business, and how the arbitrary budget cuts imposed by Congress will slow our economy and hurt families across the country.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 1:55 PM EDT
Today at the White House, CEQ hosted a GreenGov Dialogue on Demand Response that brought together leaders from government, the private sector, non-profits, and academia to identify opportunities to reduce our peak energy demand, promote a more stable electric grid, and help the Federal Government save energy and money in its operations.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 1:33 PM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released "A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report" —an update highlighting the Administration’s recent achievements to make the Nation’s electric grid stronger, smarter, and cleaner than ever before. Modernizing the grid is a common sense approach to enhance energy reliability and speed the Nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 9:25 AM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration’s National Science and Technology Council released A Policy Framework for the 21st Century Grid: A Progress Report—an update highlighting the Administration’s recent achievements to make the Nation’s electric grid stronger, smarter, and cleaner than ever before. Modernizing the grid is a common sense approach to enhance energy reliability and speed the Nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy.