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domestic-energy  gulf  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 30, 2010

Last week, Grant Thornton LLP released a study--"The implications of the oil spill on deepwater exploration and production"--that outlines the impacts of new, proposed offshore drilling regulations. The analysis found that these regulations would likely increase costs for Gulf energy exploration and production (E&P) businesses and adversely impact the future of Gulf offshore drilling. 

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air-quality  clean-air-act  energy-policy  epa34  epa-regulations  greenhouse-gas-emissions  over-regulation  dot34  vehicle-efficiency-standards 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 1, 2010

Today the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jointly issued the so-called "Car Rule." The rule orders vehicle manufacturers to raise efficiency standards to 34.1 miles per gallon for the combined industry-wide fleet for the 2016 model year.

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energy-policy  epa34  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 5, 2010

Pressure is mounting against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) bid to regulate greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) under the Clean Air Act. And with so many members of Congress involved, a scorecard is needed to keep track of the action.

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access  domestic-energy  energy-policy  offshore-drilling  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 4, 2010

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says a new 2012-2017 Five-Year Plan providing a framework for offshore drilling will be released later this month. He made the announcement yesterday while testifying before a Senate panel on the department's proposed 2011 budget. 

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access  alaska  domestic-energy  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 25, 2010

The Commonwealth of Virginia has signaled that it's ready for offshore energy development

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domestic-energy  energy-policy  epa34  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 18, 2010

Perhaps it's the weak economy, or perhaps it's ClimateGate. Whatever the cause, it appears that support for climate change legislation is waning. 

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