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Bloggers on the State of the Union

domestic energy  energy policy  energy reality  obama administration  offshore drilling  state of the union 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 29, 2010

The President's remarks about oil and natural gas development during the State of the Union speech Wednesday triggered many thoughtful--and thought-provoking--comments from bloggers around the country.

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API Speaks to Interior Department

energy policy  Jack Gerard  leasing 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 27, 2010

Today the American Petroleum Institute (API) offered comments responding to allegations that API President and CEO Jack Gerard misrepresented facts about oil and natural gas leasing:

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IBD Editorial: "Slow-Walking U.S. Energy Security"

domestic energy  over regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 27, 2010

An editorial in today's Investor's Business Daily discusses the administration's pattern of delay when it comes to developing U.S. domestic oil and natural gas resources. 

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Pattern of Delay Continues

domestic energy  drilling  energy development  energy policy  interior department  natural gas  offshore drilling  oil drilling  interior and seismic tests 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 27, 2010

Every credible projection of future U.S. energy demand through 2030 predicts that this nation will need more energy in the coming years, including more oil and natural gas. How is the administration addressing this need? 

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode 99 - Military Ops and Energy Coexist

access  domestic energy  military  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 26, 2010

In today's episode, I speak with Col. Marty Sullivan about energy and military operations coexisting in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Col. Sullivan is president of the Commonwealth Consulting Corporation, which just completed a study commissioned by Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) on proposed offshore oil exploration in the Eastern Gulf and its impact on training missions.

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Pew: Economy, Jobs Are the Top Priorities

domestic energy  epa  ghg 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 26, 2010

With the legislative agenda apparently changing in the U.S. Senate, it appears that climate legislation proponents are looking for ways to enact a greenhouse gas (GHG) measure by adding it to a jobs bill. According to the Houston Chronicle today, the Senate is expected to take up a jobs-creation package soon, following the House's passage of a $154 billion measure last month.

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New NO2 Standard Based on Politics, Not Science

energy policy  epa  over regulation  no2 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 25, 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a new national air quality standard for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). According to EPA's news release, the new one-hour standard of 100 parts-per-billion (ppb) will "reduce health threats for millions of Americans"--particularly in urban areas near major roadways. 

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