U.S. efforts to speed natural gas exports as a way to loosen Russia’s grip on European energy supplies may be thwarted by lengthy reviews and developer reluctance to proceed with multibillion-dollar projects.
Proponents and critics of Keystone XL are unleashing a final flurry of pleas to persuade the government on the pipeline, which has become a flash point in a debate over energy development versus climate protection.
Hellenic Seaplanes S.A., a new airline set to start flying tourists between Greek islands this summer, forecasts that sea-based commercial carriers could generate 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) in annual revenue as European travelers return to a country emerging from recession.
President Barack Obama’s $3.9 trillion budget proposal would benefit low-income families, college students, researchers and highway users, setting the tone for Democratic priorities in an election year.
President Barack Obama, who has vowed to make fighting global warming a focus of his remaining years in office, yesterday unveiled initiatives to mitigate what aides say are the effects of an already changing climate.
Bloomberg BNA – There is sufficient precedent for President Barack Obama to approve crude oil exports using executive authority, according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
President Barack Obama’s budget plan moves the spotlight away from reducing U.S. deficits and instead seeks new spending to energize the Democratic base and give incumbents a job-creation platform for November’s midterm elections.
The word repeal appears 278 times in the summary of Representative Dave Camp’s ambitious plan to revamp the U.S. tax code. Credit unions and pipelines are among the businesses relieved that the slashing doesn’t apply to them.
Paul Krugman, a Nobel-prize winning economist who has used his New York Times column to champion greater government action to stimulate growth and create jobs, is leaving Princeton University for the City University of New York.