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December 15, 2011

Shutdown looms as White House objects to omnibus despite lack of big-ticket riders

Elana Schor  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-15 13:20:57

Washington is gearing up today for yet another white-knuckle ride toward a potential government shutdown after the White House warned that the 2012 spending deal could “undercut environmental protections” and instead urged passage of a stopgap plan to keep agencies open past tomorrow’s expiration of federal funds. [ read more … ]

Wind, solar flock to different camps as push to extend incentives continues

Katie Howell, E&E reporter  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-15 13:21:24

The renewable energy industry may not be as united in its push to extend an expiring incentive as recent lobbying efforts would indicate. [ read more … ]

Congress Takes Up a Partisan Battle, Again, Over Spending

JENNIFER STEINHAUER  •  E&E  •  Posted 2011-12-15 13:21:44

Their poll numbers sinking, their constituents badly bruised by economic hardship and with millions of American workers about to get a sudden and unexpected tax increase, what are members of Congress discussing? [ read more … ]

N.C. wind farm can’t close a deal to sell power

John Murawski  •  Charoltte Observer  •  Posted 2011-12-15 13:22:02

The developer of the largest wind farm ever proposed in North Carolina says the project has stalled because no utility wants to buy the power the project would produce. [ read more … ]

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