Sunday, April 1, 2012

In Case You Missed It - Week of March 25 - April 1

* EPA proposed greenhouse gas emission rules for new power plants

* The Chinese firm PetroChina became the world's largest oil producer, passing ExxonMobil

* The Supreme Court has asked the Solicitor General to offer his opinion on four 9th Circuit environmental cases

* John Rowe, former CEO of Exelon, argued that new nuclear plants are uneconomic under current conditions and argued that they will remain so for some time

* Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi plant, has asked the Japanese government for a $12 billion bailout

* Germany decided to deeply cut subsidies for solar power

* A Gallup poll showed that Americans favor economic development over environmental protection for the first time

* A new film, Coal Rush, that highlights "the progress of a multi-million dollar case against the coal company Massey Energy" premiered in Atlanta

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