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July 16, 2013

McCarthy vote on tap today as filibuster showdown continues

Nick Juliano and Jason Plautz, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-07-16 11:42:51

The Senate today is scheduled to vote to confirm Gina McCarthy to lead U.S. EPA, but a broader showdown over whether to limit the filibuster still threatens to throw the upper chamber into chaos as no agreement emerged from a closed-door meeting that went well into the night. [ read more … ]

Siemens dominates market as E.U. offshore wind installation rate doubles

  •    •  Posted 2013-07-16 11:43:06

The installation rate of offshore wind turbines in Europe doubled in the first half of the year, with Siemens AG accounting for 83 percent of the new capacity. Nations including the United Kingdom and Germany are increasingly relying on offshore wind to help meet carbon reduction and renewable energy goals. [ read more … ]

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