By DINA CAPPIELLO and MATTHEW DALYThe Associated PressJune 12, 2011 WASHINGTON -- In the two years that Gregory Jaczko has led the nation's independent nuclear agency, his actions to delay, hide and kill work on a disputed dump for high-level radioactive waste have been called "bizarre," ''unorthodox" and "illegal."
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OPINION: Wall Street Journal and Washington Post Opinion Pages on Investigation into Political Manipulation in Yucca Mountain ShutdownJune 10, 2011 | ICYMI
Wall Street Journal Obama's Nuclear Politics By Kim StrasselJune 10, 2011 The Obama administration has shown a certain ruthless streak when it comes to getting what it wants. For its latest in brass-knuckle tactics, consider the ongoing fight over the proposed Yucca nuclear waste facility.
Obama Administration Regulations Force Power Plant Shutdowns; Boosting Energy Prices and Destroying JobsJune 9, 2011 | Press Release
AEP: EPA Plan Expected To Cost $6 Billion To $8 Billion Through Decade's End DOW JONES NEWSWIRESBy Tess Stynes American Electric Power Co. (AEP) estimates it may need to spend $6 billion to $8 billion through the end of the decade to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations on coal-fueled power plants if they are approved in their current form.
Committee Leaders Closely Monitoring Deadly E. Coli Outbreak in Germany - Seek Answers From FDA & CDCJune 8, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce leaders who are closely following the deadly E. coli outbreak in Germany are seeking answers from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect the public health. The outbreak, which has infected at least one American, has triggered global concern given the symptoms associated with the bacteria.
WASHINGTON, DC -House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed news that the Federal Communications Commission Chairman has finally agreed to remove the "Fairness Doctrine" and several related rules from the Code of Federal Regulations.