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Lawmaker Attacks Subsidies for Project to Promote LNG Shipments to West Coast

A $2 billion subsidy to help finance the construction of a new natural gas liquefaction facility and tankers to transport LNG to West Coast markets has been folded into a massive omnibus spending package that the House is expected to take up Monday (Dec. 8), according to Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA). A Senate vote on the $820 billion appropriations bill may not come until late January.

December 8, 2003

Lawmaker Attacks Subsidies for Project to Promote LNG Shipments to West Coast

A $2 billion subsidy to help finance the construction of a new natural gas liquefaction facility and tankers to transport LNG to West Coast markets has been folded into a massive omnibus spending package that Congress is expected to act on next week, according to Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA).

December 3, 2003

Capitol Hill Briefing to Promote Efficiency, Renewables Solutions to Gas Deficit

The House and Senate Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucuses, the Sustainable Energy Coalition, and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) will hold a Capitol Hill briefing next week to address near-term energy efficiency and renewable energy alternatives that could help to head off a potential natural gas supply crisis.

July 8, 2003

Nova Scotia’s New Energy Department to Promote Province’s Interests

Nova Scotia’s Energy Minister Gordon Balser officially launched the province’s new Department of Energy Tuesday, and told a business audience in Halifax that the blueprint for the department will be its independent energy strategy, unveiled last December, which will set the tone for how much the oil and gas industry, coupled with eventual electricity deregulation, will grow in the frontier territory (see Daily GPI, Dec. 13, 2001).

September 30, 2002

Canadian Energy Minister Leads Trade Mission to Mexico

To promote private sector involvement, especially in the energy and supply sectors, Canadian Natural Resources Minister Ralph Goodale begins the second trade mission to Mexico City through Wednesday, joined in the four-day trip by executives from about 25 energy companies across Canada.

October 15, 2001

Bill Gives Boost to Nuclear as Energy Option

Rep. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) last Wednesday unveiled legislation seeking to promote nuclear power as a viable energy source by making it eligible to receive the same benefits as other zero emissions power generating facilities and spurring utilities to complete unfinished nuclear reactors, among other things.

May 7, 2001

Legislation Seeks to Boost Nuclear Power as Energy Option

Rep. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Wednesday unveiled legislation seeking to promote nuclear power as a viable energy source by making it eligible to receive the same benefits as other zero emissions power generating facilities and spurring utilities to complete unfinished nuclear reactors, among other things.

May 3, 2001

FERC Waivers to Promote QF Power Sales in CA Hit Snag

FERC’s recent waivers to allow qualifying facilities (QFs) in California to sell output that isn’t earmarked for the state’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to third parties have run into a snag in the state, says a Daggett, CA-based solar electric generator

April 5, 2001

FERC Takes Steps to Promote Southeast RTO

FERC yesterday took the first step towards developing a largeregional transmission organization (RTO) in the southeasternsection of the nation.

March 15, 2001

Regulator Sees New Electric as Costlier Than Gas

Gas pipeline industry lobbyists are missing out on an excellentopportunity in the power generation market to promote greaterexpansion of the pipeline network, says Commissioner Brent Alderferof the Colorado Public Utlities Commission. And the power industryas well is overlooking the importance of gas pipelines indistributed generation in creating greater power reliability.

August 14, 1998
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