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Department of Energy

Rowhouse Heat

Jun 29, 2015 Opinion

Applying DOE’s proposed energy efficiency standard to furnaces in rowhouses would be counterproductive.

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The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

Dec 18, 2014 Analysis

Debate reignites over whether nuclear energy is an important tool or a costly mistake.

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Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Sep 4, 2014 Opinion

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

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Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Feb 13, 2014 Analysis

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Can Agencies Legally Use Social Media for Rulemaking?

Aug 21, 2013 Analysis

ACUS draft report analyzes legal obstacles for using social media in rulemaking.

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Adjusting the Social Cost of Carbon: A Commonsense Revision

Aug 20, 2013 Opinion

Changes should be made to better reflect underlying scientific models.

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EPA Upgrades its Energy Star Portfolio Manager

Aug 1, 2013 News

An upgraded online management system will better track buildings' energy consumption.

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OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

Jun 5, 2013 Analysis

Major rules, especially EPA's, potentially create enormous net benefits.

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Draft Bill Would Limit EPA Rulemaking Power

May 22, 2013 Analysis

Proposal would require Energy Department to review EPA regulations costing more than $1 billion.

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President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

Apr 18, 2013 Opinion

The proposed budget identifies the administration's regulatory priorities.

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