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Obama Freezes Pending Federal Rules, Wolves May Benefit

Obama Freezes Pending Federal Rules, Wolves May Benefit

WASHINGTON, DC, January 21, 2009 (ENS) – In one of his first presidential acts, President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to halt all pending regulations until his administration can review them. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel issued the memorandum Tuesday shortly after Obama took the oath of office at noon on the…

Energy Secretary Scraps FutureGen Clean Coal Project

Energy Secretary Scraps FutureGen Clean Coal Project

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman sent America’s clean coal program back to square one Wednesday when he tossed out the FutureGen low emissions coal gasification plant that the Bush administration has supported for the past five years. FutureGen is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Energy Department and the…