Sun, May 19, 2024

Trump OMB Pick Questions Need For Government-Funded Research as DOE Shells out Billions for CCS

Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the Department of Energy has invested nearly $5 billion in research related to carbon capture and storage. That number could change drastically with the incoming administration of Donald Trump, if his recent selection of Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) to direct the White House Office of Management and Budget is any indication.

Major green group endorses Clinton

The NRDC Action Fund on Tuesday endorsed Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton for president, the first time the environmental group has endorsed in a presidential election.

Facing backlash, Clinton says coal still has a future

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Facing a backlash from Appalachian Democrats, Hillary Clinton's campaign on Monday tried to reaffirm her commitment to coal communities one day after declaring on national television she was going to "to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business."