Citations with the tag: ENERGY policy

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  • Gridlocked or gaining ground? U.S. regulatory reform in the energy sector.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Brookings Review; Summer93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p36 

    Discusses regulatory reforms in the energy sector in the United States. Response of federal government to the energy crisis of 1974; Periodic shortages of natural gas due to a system of field price controls; Damages done; The Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978; Operation of the Federal Energy...

  • National Energy Policy.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p130 

    Looks at America's national energy policy and its continued dependency on foreign oil imports. Calls for a renewed Federal effort to reach a consensus on a comprehensive energy policy.

  • Energy Initiatives of the 1970s.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p131 

    Presents a chronological look at major energy laws passed during the 1970s. Includes 1973's establishment of a national 55 miles per hour speed limit, 1975's Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and 1978's Energy Tax Act.

  • Summary of S. 341.
    Nivola, Pietro S. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p132 

    Presents a summary of S. 341, the National Energy Security Act of 1991. It contains energy efficiency provisions, energy research and transportation standards and fees.

  • Administration Energy Proposal.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p136 

    Summarizes the Administration's National Energy Strategy, proposed energy policy legislation. Looks at energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative fuel use and more.

  • "Should S. 341, the National Energy Security Act, Be Approved?" PRO.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p142 

    Presents Senate floor speeches in favor of passing the National Energy Security Act (S. 341). Speeches are by Senators J. Bennett Johnston (D-La.), Malcolm Wallop (R-Wyo.) and Don Nickles (D-Okla.), Alaska Governor Walter J. Hickle, and business executives Robert B. Catell and Joseph M. Farley.

  • "Should S. 341, the National Energy Security Act, Be Approved?" CON.
    Watkins, J.D. // Congressional Digest; May91, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p143 

    Presents Senate floor speeches against passage of the National Energy Security Act, S. 341. Speeches by Senators John Chafee (R-R.I.) and Mike Matz, James L. Wolf, Daniel A. Lashof, Jennifer A. Cates and Eric R. Glitzenstein, business people concerned with the act's passage and its implications.

  • The House dealt a blow.
    MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor; 6/15/95, Vol. 87 Issue 140, p2 

    Reports on the cuts approved by the House in the Energy Department's solar energy and hydropower programs.

  • Let's focus our `energy' on maintaining competition.
    Rankin, Ken // Discount Store News; 8/5/96, Vol. 35 Issue 15, p14 

    Assesses the energy crisis incidents in the United States. Carter Administration's launching of an all-campaign to force Americans to conserve energy; Oil suppliers' slowing down of deliveries in anticipation of higher prices; Debate over federal energy policy in the Congress.

  • Toward a sustainable energy future
    Commoner, Barry // E: The Environmental Magazine; May/Jun1991, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p54 

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  • The wacky world of `corporate welfare'.
    Wagner, David // Insight on the News; 03/03/97, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p46 

    Focuses on criticisms against the Advanced Light-Water Reactor (ALWR) project, a US Energy Department or DOE, program designed to promote the development of light-water reactors. Program's attempt to reimburse industry for the costs of regulatory compliance; Corporate welfare; Republican...

  • US ENERGY TRANSITION: ON GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE.
    Gibbons, J.H.; Blair, P.D. // Physics Today; Jul91, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p22 

    Looks at President Bush's National Energy Strategy, as well as several other energy-related proposals. Current United States energy use; Slowed energy use growth over past 20 years; Dependence on Middle East oil; Advances in renewable energy systems; Efforts to improve energy efficiency; Oil as...

  • AN ENERGY STRATEGY FOR ALL SEASONS GETS ROUGH TREATMENT IN CONGRESS.
    Goodwin, I. // Physics Today; Jul91, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p47 

    Reports on the reasons the national energy strategy released by the Bush administration in February was not the original strategy proposed by Energy Secretary James D. Watkins. Opposition by Chief of Staff John H. Sununu; `Joint shared responsibility' aspects of strategy; Key proposals of...

  • US government's energy goal.
    Goodwin, I. // Scholastic Update; 2/1/85, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p22 

    Interview with the US Department of Energy Under Secretary. He discusses the government's search to free the US from dependence on foreign oil through research for new energy sources and conservation.

  • Gist: Oil and energy.
    Goodwin, I. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch; 7/29/91, Vol. 2 Issue 30, p558 

    Outlines US international energy policy which seeks to ensure adequate supplies at reasonable prices for America and its friends and allies. Background; US energy policy initiatives.

  • Dutch government takes U-turn towards `free' gas market.
    Houweling, Feico // Offshore; Aug96, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p160 

    Reports on the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs' remodeling of its energy policy to adapt to increasing liberalization and internationalization of energy markets. Reasons behind the Dutch government's previous anti-liberalization stance; Steps taken by the government to address problems in...

  • Energy efficiencies are investments, not expenses.
    Rose, Bob // Energy User News; June97, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16 

    Presents information to assist a business in deciding if its energy policy needs updating. Energy bill for commercial floor space in United States; Need for companies to identify person or persons carrying out energy policy; Importance of energy efficiency in energy policies. INSET: Six rules...

  • Corporate wealth through waste.
    Rose, Bob // Sierra; Jul/Aug91, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p16 

    Presents information from Richard Heede and Robert Bishop, two analysts with the Rocky Mountain Institute, the nation's premier energy-efficiency think tank, who examined the controversial oil provision section of President George Bush's National Energy Strategy. Compares Bush's plan with an...

  • The benefits of nuclear technology.
    Rose, Bob // Electric Perspectives; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p40 

    Presents an excerpt from a fact sheet released by the US Council for Energy Awareness.

  • U.S. energy problems won't end when the Middle East crisis does.
    Rose, Bob // Nation's Business; Oct90, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p79 

    Editorial. Contends that the United States is overly dependent on foreign sources of oil. Urges the federal government to take four immediate steps that are compatible with sound environmental policies to increase energy supplies.

  • U.S. dependence on oil killed those 19 airmen.
    Hoagland, Jim // Indianapolis Business Journal; 7/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p5B 

    Opinion. Links the death of the US Air Force servicemen in Saudi Arabia to the United States' dependence on imported oil. Abstract mission of the airmen to stop Saddam Hussein's army; National discussion of an energy policy; Small rise in US oil consumption.

  • Liquid gold.
    Sudo, P. // Scholastic Update; 4/19/91, Vol. 123 Issue 15, p2 

    Presents an overview of a `Scholastic Update' issue on United States energy policy. Reliance on oil; Environmental and political consequences. INSET: Oil and the alternatives..

  • Balance in US energy policy for the 1990s and beyond.
    Watkins, James D. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p7 

    Focuses on the United States' energy policy for the 1990s and beyond. Oil shocks; Call for affordable energy supplies; Environmental concerns; Economic aspects; Policy of market reliance; Increase in the need for energy at reasonable prices; Oil production developments.

  • The need for a more responsible energy policy.
    Wirth, Timothy E. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p11 

    Focuses on the need for a more responsible energy policy in the United States. Environmental and economic aspects; Population trends; Need to improve oil production; Domestic production and oil imports in the United States; Need for a new national energy plan; Legal developments.

  • Japan: Crafting an energy strategy for competitiveness in the world market.
    Morse, Ronald A. // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14 

    Focuses on Japan's energy strategy for competitiveness in the world market. Commitment to managing the economy; Conservation, research and development efforts; Concerns on energy; Creation of special committees on energy policy; Energy consumption and Japan's gross national product; Crusade to...

  • Western European energy policy in turmoil and transition.
    Laskshmanan, T.R.; Andersson, Ake // Harvard International Review; Winter92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p17 

    Focuses on Western Europe's energy policy. Energy transitions; Environmental concerns; Response to higher energy prices; Developments in the political and economic structures; Nature of progress in Western Europe; Network economy; Social learning issues; Research and development efforts;...

  • The case for a diverse energy policy.
    Kharbanda, Jesse // Indianapolis Business Journal; 4/18/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p11 

    The article presents the author's views regarding the energy policy in Indiana.

  • Overstretched and misappropriated.
    Kharbanda, Jesse // Finweek; 3/11/2010, p8 

    The article reports that misappropriations in terms of implementing standard electricity prices by the National Energy Regulator (Nersa) in South Africa could have a negative effect for the country in the future.

  • New York's `new' energy plan: Another visit to Oz.
    Poltenson, Norm // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 3/21/94, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p4 

    Criticizes the New York State Draft Energy Plan. Comparison of the energy plan to `Wizard of Oz'; Future of the electric industry; Competition between investor-owned and publicly owned utilities against nonutility generators.

  • Middle East lifts market share, again.
    Kemp, Peter // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 11/13/98, Vol. 42 Issue 46, p10 

    Reports that energy security tops the list of priorities in Japan's long-term energy strategy, but is proving difficult to achieve. Challenges facing the country's energy strategy; Information on the restructuring plan of the downstream sector. INSET: Trade: weaker yen boosts sales, by Angus...

  • Nuclear and hydro: Making sense out of legislative schizophrenia.
    Makansi, Jason // Power; Jan95, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p9 

    Discusses the energy policy of the United States. Emphasis on global warming legislation; Discouragement of hydro energy development in the Energy Policy Act of 1992; Inability to fulfill commitments regarding spent nuclear fuel; Optimism; Expectations.

  • Senate pushes energy incentives.
    Pekow, Charles // LP/Gas; Jun2003, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p12 

    Reports the approval by the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee of the Energy Policy Act of 2003. Components of the bill; Plan to combine the bill with other legislation giving tax breaks to the propane industry.

  • Will Ottawa plunder the patch again?
    Koch, George // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 8/16/93, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p15 

    Speculates on whether or not a backlash of Canadian consumers to price hikes in natural gas of as much as 35 percent from last year will precipitate a federal heist of provincial oil and gas reserves. Historical precedent of previous eras of political intervention in the marketplace;...

  • ILLINOIS.
    Cusack, Bob // Hill; 7/10/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 80, p17 

    The article reports on the move of Representative Peter Roskam to file a discharge petition which seeks a House floor vote on a bipartisan energy bill in Illinois.

  • ILLINOIS.
    Michalakes, Joey // Hill; 7/10/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 80, p17 

    The article reports on the move of Representative Peter Roskam to file a discharge petition which seeks a House floor vote on a bipartisan energy bill in Illinois.

  • Energy demands heat up, create need for alternate sources.
    Johnston, Robert // Caribbean Business; 8/25/1994, Vol. 22 Issue 34, pS24 

    Reports on Puerto Rico's search for alternative sources of energy. Country's dependence on imported oil; Increase in the demand for electricity; Government's efforts to meet energy demands; Use of coal and natural gas as sources of electricity; Problems with natural gas plants; Long-term...

  • Turkey.
    Johnston, Robert // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 4/18/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 16, p18 

    Reports on the introduction of a law to overcome legal obstacles to the build-own-operate (BOO) method for private power stations in Turkey. Energy Ministry's evaluation of tenders for six BOO plants; Estimated cost of the project.

  • Time to place some bets.
    Johnston, Robert // New Statesman; 3/15/2010 Supplement, p3 

    The article introduces the special supplement on energy policy in Great Britain.

  • Hitting to all fields.
    Hartwell, Frederic P. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; May98, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p74 

    Presents issues related to the implementation of several provisions of the energy code of the United States. Overcurrent protection for flexible cord; Tips on grounding different services in large buildings; Provisions on extensions from branch circuits in walls; Low-voltage track lighting;...

  • What is to be dug?
    Hartwell, Frederic P. // New Statesman & Society; 10/23/92, Vol. 5 Issue 225, p14 

    Argues that the United Kingdom needs a comprehensive energy policy. The mine closure debacle; Michael Heseltine; Former energy secretary Lord Wakeham; Refuting almost every element of the case for mass closures; Distortions introduced by the government's failure to understand the nature of the...

  • Development of CHP in the EU.
    Downing, Derek // European Power News; Jan1998, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p5 

    Reports on the European Union's (EU) energy policy for the promotion of CHP in the region. Stabilization and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions; Liberalization of the electricity internal market; Development of a framework for energy cooperation and trade between EU signatories; Research...

  • Adrift on energy.
    Downing, Derek // New Scientist; 10/10/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1842, p3 

    Discusses the effects that have come about due to Britain's lack of an energy policy. The drawback of combined-cycle turbine technolgy; How the coal industry has been hit; The price Britain will have to pay.

  • Montpelier, Vermont ENERGY BILL BOOSTS COW POWER.
    Downing, Derek // BioCycle; Jun2012, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p13 

    The article presents information on the expansion of the program Clean Local Energy Accessible Now (CLEAN) to 127.5 megawatts from 50 megawatts, with the adoption of 2012 Energy Bill in Montpelier, Vermont.

  • Hennepin County Energy Plan Selection Group (EPSG): Advertistment for Engineering and Technical Services.
    Downing, Derek // Minnesota State Register; 5/21/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 44, p1451 

    The article reports that the Hennepin County Energy Plan Selection Group (EPSG) of Minnesota will be selecting firms for engineering/technical services for the Hennepin County Property Services Energy Plan.

  • MP wants funding linked to green targets.
    Downing, Derek // Building Design; 11/8/2002, Issue 1555, p3 

    Focuses on the importance of integrating building projects to sustainability and energy targets in England.

  • Proposals would alter Canada policy greatly.
    Downing, Derek // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 8/22/94, Vol. 233 Issue 8, p18 

    Reports on National Energy Board's proposals for Canada's energy policy. Study on the advantages of opening up access to power transmission networks and expanding regional cooperation on energy planning; Criticisms on the study.

  • Update Russia's oil policy.
    Downing, Derek // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 11/21/94, Vol. 233 Issue 21, p150 

    Editorial. Advocates changes to Russia's energy policy with emphasis on its environmental aspects. Widespread damage caused by outdated pipeline equipment; US Energy Department's conference in Moscow in November 1994.

  • ...a national energy.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Mar/Apr90, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4 

    Reports on possible establishment of a national energy plan for the United States.

  • Entering the lion's den.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Spring92, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p5 

    Reports on remarks by Energy Conservation Coalition (ECC) Director Nancy Hirsh at a January conference held by the libertarian Cato Institute. Opposed other panel members in defending the need for governmental regulation of energy policy; Her reasons.

  • Improved energy bill passes Senate.
    Downing, Derek // Environmental Action; Spring92, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p37 

    Announces passage of Senator Bennett Johnston's (D-La.) revised comprehensive energy bill by the Senate. What the bill does; Downside effects; Upcoming consideration of House energy bill (HR 776) in March or April.

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