Bush Signs Yucca Mountain Legislation
The president's resolution overrides Nevada's veto of the Bush administration's plan, which received final congressional approval earlier this month.
have five federal lawsuits still pending against the project. The Energy
Department, which has long supported the plan, must first obtain a license
from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a process that could take several
Governor Vows to Fight Nuclear Waste Storage Decision
Bush Approves Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site
to Sue White House for Access to Energy Task Force Records
Passes Energy Bill
Environment and public policy experts discuss Congressional debate over a comprehensive energy policy. (8/1/01)
Gas Mileage Limits
president on energy
the president's plan
new power plants
from the states
Bush's energy plan
Holman outlines the proposal
and first reactions. (5/17/01)
fossil fuel supply
A panel debates the Bush administration's call for expanding nuclear power. (5/22/01)
The pros and cons
What is the Kyoto Protocol?
Chart: The world's leading emitters of carbon dioxide.
Chart: The industrialized world's top carbon dioxide emitters per capita.
Update: 178 nations, but not the U.S., reach a deal to combat the air pollution that causes global warming. (7/23/01)
President Bush and European leaders agree to disagree over the Kyoto Protocol. (6/14/01)
Text: President Bush dismisses Kyoto, and calls for an "effective and science-based response to global warming." (6/11/01)
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences finds global warming is real and getting worse. (6/7/01)
Evidence of global warming in Monterey Bay. (3/28/01)
Talks over implementing Kyoto break down at The Hague, Netherlands. (11/29/00)
and forum on the
1997 global climate conference in Kyoto, Japan. (12/12/97)
|DRILLING FOR OIL|
Map: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a possible source of domestic oil.
Update: The Senate rejects delaying drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. (7/12/01)
Update: The Bush Administration unveils plans for oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Mexico. (7/3/01)
Map: Gulf of Mexico and proposed drilling.
Experts discuss President Bush's proposals for increasing coal, oil and natural gas supplies. (5/23/01)
Shields and Gigot discuss the presidential candidates' views on oil and energy. (9/29/00)
A debate on drilling
for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (11/27/95)
|CONSERVATION AND RENEWABLES|
Will air conditioners have to meet new efficiency standards? (6/26/01)
A Washington state electric utility experiments with charging peak and off-peak rates. (6/22/01)
The role of conservation and renewable energy sources in the Bush energy strategy. (6/1/01)
Wind -- an alternative energy source. (4/5/01)
Conserving energy in California during the power crisis. (2/15/01)
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