The Dernogalizer

December 1, 2010

Secretary Chu – Is the Energy Race our New “Sputnik” Moment?

Filed under: Energy/Climate,National Politics — Matt Dernoga @ 3:30 pm
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A must see video by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu about the crucial need for the United States to invest in the energy technologies of the future.

Oil drilling ban to be maintained in key areas

Filed under: environment,National Politics — Matt Dernoga @ 12:18 pm
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According to theĀ Washington Post, the offshore drilling ban will be maintained in “key areas”

“Obama administration officials will announce Wednesday afternoon they will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of the next five-year drilling plan, according to sources briefed on the plan, reversing two key policy changes President Obama announced in late March.”

This would be a significant departure from the announcements in March in a very good way.

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