Rules to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from operating U.S. power plants will be a boon for companies willing to invest in clean energy, said Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency administrator.
Legislation for U.S. disposal of nuclear waste must provide for storage at Yucca Mountain, the head of a House panel overseeing environmental issues said, renewing the debate over the abandoned Nevada site.
President Barack Obama suffers from Groucho Marx syndrome: He favors those in the club he doesn’t belong to. Otherwise how to explain why he is fighting for Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense but didn't for Susan Rice to be secretary of state?
White House adviser Carol Browner said in an interview for Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt ,” airing this weekend, that the BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may galvanize support for climate- change legislation to overhaul U.S. energy policy.
Lisa Jackson’s exit as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency leaves her successor to combat global warming and set rules for hydraulic fracturing over the objections of businesses and Republican lawmakers.
Carol Browner ’s departure as the White House’s top adviser on climate change reflects President Barack Obama ’s limited ability to push his clean-energy agenda through Congress, former Obama aide John Podesta said.
BP Plc ’s new tactic to stop its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well may increase the flow by as much as 20 percent for as long as a week and crude may leak until August, White House energy adviser Carol Browner said.