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December 8, 2011

Annual push for tax credit extensions revs up

Katie Howell and John McArdle  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-08 13:13:55

As both chambers of Congress are gearing up to move a flurry of spending and tax measures before the year ends, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are beefing up their annual calls to extend a suite of alternative energy tax credits. [ read more … ]

Energy, enviro funding could be dropped from omnibus spending package

Elana Schor  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-08 13:14:29

As talks on a massive government funding bill enter their last lap today, GOP-backed restrictions on White House environmental policy remain an obstacle large enough to potentially push U.S. EPA and Interior Department spending out of a final deal.
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U.S. Agency Is Ordered to Change Wind Rules

MATTHEW L. WALD  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-08 13:14:54

A federal power agency discriminated against wind operators in the Pacific Northwest when it unplugged their generators to cope with a surplus of renewable energy on its transmission system this year, theFederal Energy Regulatory Commission ruled on Tuesday. It ordered the agency, the Bonneville Power Administration, to rewrite its rules. [ read more … ]

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