|Beyond Yucca, A Blurry View|
|Saturday, April 25, 2009|
|Congressional Quarterly Weekly|
All around the country, nuclear waste is waiting. From Diablo Canyon, Calif., to Peach Bottom, Pa., in 121 locations in 39 states, 60,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel, a lethal radioactive hoard the weight of an ocean liner, sits in deep pools of water or in steel casks stacked on concrete pads under the open sky, waiting to be hauled away...
|Senator offers bill aimed at pulling moderates into debate; addresses transmission and more|
|Monday, April 13, 2009|
|Platts Electric Utility Week|
Looking to claim some serious floor time in the ongoing energy debate on Capitol Hill, a leading moderate Democrat is pushing a wide-ranging Senate bill that would, among other things, turn over electric transmission planning and permitting to the federal government, rein in speculative trading in energy markets and promote nuclear power...
|In Bill's Big Idea: Save the Climate, Share the Wealth|
|Wednesday, April 08, 2009|
For several years, Peter Barnes has been peddling a Big Idea about how to design climate change legislation so that it might actually be popular. Now he might finally get his day in the sun...
|Greenhouse Plan Spurs Lobbying|
|Saturday, March 14, 2009|
U.S. President Barack Obama's support for limiting greenhouse gas emissions has spurred a lobbying blitz in Congress, officials said...
|Push to Reduce Greenhouse Gases Would Put a Price on Emitting Pollution|
|Friday, March 13, 2009|
|The Washington Post|
President Obama's endorsement of climate legislation to clamp down on greenhouse gases has set off a lobbying rush in Congress and made the air thick with rival proposals.
|Sharp on Impact of Oil Price Drop|
|Monday, November 17, 2008|
|Wall Street Journal|
RFF President Phil Sharp was among several experts in a November 17 Wall Street Journal roundup addressing options for reducing demand for oil in the wake of falling petroleum prices. He suggested using market incentives, coupled with close government oversight, to encourage efficiency gains, establish a price on carbon to restrain greenhouse gas emissions, and seriously consider imposing a "price floor" on oil in the range of $60–$65 per barrel.
|A Regulatory Conundrum|
|Saturday, November 01, 2008|
|The Environmental Forum|
RFF President Phil Sharp will appear in the November-December issue of The Environmental Forum, a publication of the Environmental Law Institute. He was invited to respond to a paper entitled "Landmarks and Land Mines: What the Past Tells Us about Crafting a Workable Climate Regime," by Bradley Campbell, former EPA regional administrator and former commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, which questioned if U.S. statutory and administrative infrastructure was up to the task of managing greenhouse gas abatement.
|The Great Energy Confusion|
|Wednesday, August 13, 2008|
Phil Sharp comments that high gas prices are serving to pull Democrats and Republicans toward the center.
|Congress is on Empty for Energy Bills|
|Friday, July 25, 2008|
Phil Sharp speaks about how Congress is responding to the energy crisis and the challenges in doing so.
|Texas Governor Fights U.S. Ethanol Rule That Raises Food Costs|
|Monday, July 21, 2008|
Phil Sharp comments on Texas's request for a waiver of a biofuels requirement rule.
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