Tuesday, March 03, 2015

EPA's Commitment to Scientific Integrity

<> Our Commitment to Scientific Integrity at EPA - Francesca Grifo, Ph.D., EPA's Scientific Integrity Officer, announced the release of EPA's Fiscal Year 2014 Scientific Integrity Annual Report.

Monday, March 02, 2015

SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014

<> SAB Review of the EPA's draft Report on the Environment 2014 - The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was asked to review the draft ROE with particular attention to its adoption of a sustainability framework and new sustainability indicators, as well as the online format as a tool to communicate to scientists, policy makers and public audiences.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Nebraska Injunctions halt Keystone XL for 12-18 months+

<> Injunctions halt KXL eminent domain proceedings in two Nebraska counties - Bold Nebraska reports that eminent domain and the Keystone XL pipeline are now halted in Nebraska for 12-18 months, attorneys estimate, until the Nebraska Supreme Court rules on the merits of this case.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Clean Energy RD&D Investments Make Us Stronger

<> Clean Energy RD&D Investments Make Us Stronger - The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC), a bipartisan collection of business leaders focused on creating economic growth through public and private investment in new energy technology, recently issued a report calling for a boost in investment in energy research, development, and deployment (RD&D).

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

President Obama Veto Message On Keystone XL Bill & Reactions

<> President Obama Send Veto Message to the Senate: S. 1, Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act – "Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest. . ."

<> Bold Nebraska Discusses Keystone XL Veto on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" - Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to discuss President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL fast-track bill, and the call for him to reject the pipeline once and for all.