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Month: February 2013

Significant new research shows BPA exposure too low to cause health effects

New research studies conducted by a toxicologist at a Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory under a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and presented at the...

As an energy plan, Sen. Murkowski’s blueprint is strategic and substantial

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, has introduced her long-awaited and sweeping energy blueprint with more than 200 agenda items,...

U.S. can double energy productivity in next 20 years, ASE report says

The Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy recently published “Energy 2030” — a plan that outlines key steps to double U.S. energy productivity in...

Debating fire safety in California

Has the incidence of home fires in California dropped exponentially over the last four years? If so, it hasn’t been reported. We ask because the bureau that oversees fire...

Another manufacturing state ready to capitalize on shale gas: New York

In late January, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) was named the newly-elected co-chair of the bipartisan House Manufacturing Caucus. Like his fellow co-chair, Democrat Tim Ryan of Ohio, Reed is...