Energy-Intensive, Trade-Exposed Industries

Blog Post | August 13, 2010

Carbon Sequestration Measures Can Be Bolstered by Federal R&D Funding

As the debate rages on as to whether carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology will be a viable alternative to low-carbon energy sources, some companies are exploring a different approach altogether. An article in ClimateWire today details a number of efforts to sequester carbon dioxide for use in profitable products, including what some are calling "green cement," which involves injecting CO2 into seawater as a step in concrete production.

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Blog Post | May 27, 2010

Ongoing Analysis of Industrial Provisions in APA (Kerry-Lieberman)

<p>Since the release of the draft of the <a href="http://kerry.senate.gov/americanpoweract/intro.cfm">American Power Act</a> (APA or Kerry-Lieberman), ACEEE has been looking at the industrial provisions in the bill.

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Blog Post | April 16, 2010

Senators from Manufacturing States Outline Needs for Climate Bill

A letter calling for strong measures to protect manufacturers as a condition for support of the Kerry, Graham, Lieberman climate bill came from ten industrial state senators:

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Blog Post | December 11, 2009

Interagency Report on International Competitiveness and Climate Regulations Released

On December 2, a number of collaborators from several federal agencies released a report at the request of five Senators from manufacturing states: Evan Bayh (D-IN), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Arlen Specter (D-PA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Claire McCaskill (D-MO).

The original letter from the Senators asked that the Administration offer an analysis of four primary points:

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