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NEWS UPDATE December 7, 2011

Senate Dems revive Tuesday talks to push energy bills forward in 2012

Elana Schor and Katie Howell  •  E&E  •  Posted December 7, 2011

A group of Democratic Senate committee leaders who led regular climate bill strategy sessions last Congress have resumed their weekly meetings in an effort to push forward energy legislation next year. [ read more … ]

Hill ag leaders lay out plan for farm bill after supercommittee failure

Amanda Peterka  •  E&E  •  Posted December 7, 2011

Congress will write the next farm bill at the beginning of next year, building on the proposal by Senate and House agriculture leaders that consolidated conservation and cut energy and biofuels spending, Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) announced yesterday. [ read more … ]

How will U.S. meet its emissions targets? World wonders

Jean Chemnick and Lisa Friedman  •  E&E  •  Posted December 7, 2011

One of the top U.S. goals in international climate discussions has been to make sure that other countries do what they say they are going to do — whether that means to reduce emissions, protect forests or spend money the way it is supposed to be spent. [ read more … ]

After record year, biodiesel industry rallying support for tax credit extension

Jason Plautz  •  E&E  •  Posted December 7, 2011

With production on pace for a record year, the biodiesel industry is urging legislators to extend a tax incentive set to expire at the end of the year, saying an expiration would set the industry back significantly.
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