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Upton reshuffles Energy and Commerce Committee deck, names subcommittee leaders

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The structure of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee under GOP rule has come into focus.The plan includes cleaving the Energy and Environment Subcommittee into two separate panels, incoming full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) anno…
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Upton reshuffles Energy and Commerce Committee deck, names subcommittee leaders

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The structure of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee under GOP rule has come into focus.The plan includes cleaving the Energy and Environment Subcommittee into two separate panels, incoming full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) anno…
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Spill commission report slams approval of sand barrier project

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Large sand barriers built off the coast of Louisiana to block oil from the Gulf spill were costly and ineffective, according to a draft staff report from the national oil spill commission.The barriers, or berms, were championed by Louisiana officials …
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EIA: GHG emissions will begin to grow, but will be tempered by various policies

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New data from the Energy Information Administration — the statistical arm of the Department of Energy — indicate that greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. energy consumption will begin to slowly increase during the next two decades, following two con…
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Report: Nintendo’s Wii sucks less power than rival systems

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This should add a new wrinkle to holiday shopping: A new report concludes that the Nintendo Wii home video game system uses six times less electricity than Sony’s PlayStation 3 or Microsoft’s Xbox 360.The Electric Power Research Institute — a non…
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Report: Nintendo’s Wii sucks less power than rival systems

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This should add a new wrinkle to holiday shopping: A new report concludes that the Nintendo Wii home video game system uses six times less electricity than Sony’s PlayStation 3 or Microsoft’s Xbox 360.The Electric Power Research Institute — a non…
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Report: Nintendo’s Wii sucks less power than rival systems

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This should add a new wrinkle to holiday shopping: A new report concludes that the Nintendo Wii home video game system uses six times less electricity than Sony’s PlayStation 3 or Microsoft’s Xbox 360.The Electric Power Research Institute — a non…
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Vitter slams Interior Department for sending staff to Papua New Guinea

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Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) slammed the Interior Department’s offshore drilling agency on Wednesday for sending staff to Papua New Guinea to advise officials there on the best way to develop the country’s offshore drilling infrastructure.In a floor s…
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Vitter slams Interior Department for sending staff to Papua New Guinea

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Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) slammed the Interior Department’s offshore drilling agency on Wednesday for sending staff to Papua New Guinea to advise officials there on the best way to develop the country’s offshore drilling infrastructure.In a floor s…
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Markey takes a shot at Palin over polar bears

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Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) took a shot at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Twitter on Wednesday. Markey, a leading Democrat on energy and environmental issues, tweeted out a news article about how curbing carbon emissions could help polar bears….
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