State of the Union

Energy Gets Short Shrift In Trump’s First State Of The Union, “Clean Coal” Highlighted

US President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union on Tuesday night and in a long-winded exhibition of his ability to read from a teleprompter and stay on script, the president gave short shrift to the country’s energy industry, ignoring the booming renewable energy sector and serving his few words for ending “the war on American Energy” and ending “the war on clean coal.” 

EPA Head Lisa Jackson To Leave Post In 2013

  Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency Lisa P. Jackson has announced that she will step down after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address in January. Jackson, 50, has faced strong opposition from the GOP while heading the EPA, with continual threats of EPA defunding. She also had to … [continued]