Content Category: Policy Watch
Draft Of New Clean Energy Legislation Released
by NAW Staff on Wednesday April 01 2009
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman and Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward J. Markey have released a draft of clean energy legislation [read more]
New Hampshire Climate Action Plan Released
by NAW Staff on Tuesday March 31 2009
The Climate Change Policy Task Force has released the New Hampshire Climate Action Plan and created a public/private partnership that will oversee and guide the [read more]
Wind Power Reform Bills Fail In Maryland Legislature
by NAW Staff on Monday March 30 2009
A package of bills aimed at stiffening wind power regulations in Maryland have failed in the General Assembly, the Associated Press reports. According to Republican [read more]
Feinstein Wants To Protect Land From Wind Development
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 26 2009
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has announced her intention to introduce new legislation to establish a national monument to preserve thousands of acres in the Mojave [read more]
Order Issued To Spur Renewable Energy Development On Public Land
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 26 2009
Citing the critical need to reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil, build a clean energy economy and create new jobs, Secretary of the Department [read more]
Dochoda Named SPP Regional Entity General Manager
by NAW Staff on Monday March 23 2009
The Southwest Power Pool Inc. regional entity (SPP RE) trustees has appointed Stacy Dochoda regional entity general manager. In this position, Dochoda will report to [read more]
Reid Introduces Renewable Energy Legislation
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 11 2009
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., has introduced the Clean Renewable Energy and Economic Development Act, which is intended to promote investments in transmission to increase access [read more]
O'Malley Introduces Re-regulation Legislation
by NAW Staff on Friday March 06 2009
Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md., has introduced legislation that will apply a "rational re-regulation" policy for energy markets in Maryland moving forward. The legislation will call [read more]
National Leaders Discuss U.S. Energy Policy
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 24 2009
Major leaders from government, business, labor and nongovernmental organizations have agreed on four key recommendations to reform U.S. energy policy at the National Clean Energy [read more]
BLM, Oregon Sign MOU On Wind Project Siting, Environmental Review
by NAW Staff on Thursday February 19 2009
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to streamline the [read more]
Mark Udall Introduces Renewable Portfolio Standards Bill
by NAW Staff on Wednesday February 18 2009
Sens. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Tom Udall, D-N.M., have introduced legislation to establish a federal renewable portfolio standard (RPS) that would require electric utilities to [read more]
Obama Approves Economic Stimulus Package
by NAW Staff on Tuesday February 17 2009
President Obama has signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a $787 billion stimulus packaged intended to create jobs, jumpstart growth and transform [read more]
Boxer Introduces Principles For Climate Change Legislation
by NAW Staff on Wednesday February 04 2009
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has released principles for global warming legislation, which include the creation of [read more]
Bingaman Promotes Financing Plan For Renewable Energy Producers
by NAW Staff on Wednesday February 04 2009
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., is urging Congress to include a new incentive program for renewable energy [read more]
Green Energy Act To Be Introduced Soon
by NAW Staff on Wednesday February 04 2009
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says a proposed Green Energy Act would help lead to more than 50,000 new jobs over the next three years. The [read more]
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