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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

January 29, 2014

Controversial phrase makes prominent return in Obama speech — and few are happy

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2014-01-29 07:01:36

In touting his “all of the above” energy strategy, the president slighted 18 environmental groups, including some of the largest in the nation, which asked him less than two weeks ago to strike that phrase from his vocabulary. At the same time, he did little to quiet his critics in the Republican Party and segments of the energy industry who say the words are meaningless. [ read more … ]

Obama vows action on energy, climate, higher wages and manufacturing hubs — with or without Congress

Robin Bravender, Katherine Ling and Nick Juliano, E&E reporters  •    •  Posted 2014-01-29 07:01:55

President Obama had a clear message for Congress last night: I don’t need you. [ read more … ]

Vacancies loom at CEQ as Sutley heads for exit

Robin Bravender, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2014-01-29 07:02:12

The White House’s environmental policy shop is on the verge of a leadership vacuum. Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley is stepping down in February. Her former deputy Gary Guzy has already left the building. That leaves the office with no Senate-confirmed leaders, and the White House has been mum about nominations to fill their spots, or even news about who’ll run the show in the meantime. [ read more … ]

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