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The Week in Green Energy: BP’s Cleantech on Thin-Ice

  It started out as idle speculation: could BP, one of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, survive the massive Gulf oil spill that began on April 20. But, after another calamitous week for the British oil and gas company’s stock and a fresh battering from American politicians, the threats to BP existence are…

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This Week In Green Energy: Where�s The Money? �In Washington!

In the post-Lehman/global financial meltdown era it’s been repeatedly said that the money power has left Wall Street for the shores of the Potomac in Washington. This is not just a talking point, but a stark reality for whole industries — the renewable energy sector among them– which have come to rely on Washington for…

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EPA’s Lisa Jackson Says Regulation of Green House Gases and CO2 Wouldn’t Start Until 2011

As we retweeted last night, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it won’t start regulating carbon emissions and of other greenhouse gases�as part�of its recently issued “endangerment finding” until 2011. We’ve posted a copy of the original letter below the fold.

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Does Coal Make Economic Sense?

Kate Mackenzie at the Financial Times’s EnergySource blog has an� interesting take on the future of U.S. coal. Citing a report by Bernstein Research analyst Hugh Wynne, she writes that the recent proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to�tighten sulfur dioxide emissions could actually push coal into a “secular decline.”

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Lisa Murkowski, The Power Utilities’ Woman in Washington

Congress’s likely failure to pass a comprehensive climate change legislation this year is paving the way for a stricter and probably less corporate-friendly regulation regime to be� administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Last month�s landmark announcement by EPA administrator Lisa Jackson that green house gas and CO2 emissions represent a public health danger,…

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