[USA] U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and U.S. Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., have each received the ‘Champion of Algae’ Award Continue reading Champion of Algae Award presented to U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Scott Peters
[USA] With the clean-power-plant rule, we are now doubling down. And I think it’s fair to say that with the steps we’ve taken through the clean-power-plant rule to reduce carbon emissions from the single largest source by over 30 percent, Continue reading Obama's climate crusade – Part III
[USA] In Alaska, President Obama was in a very good mood. He visited the state in late summer to draw attention to the looming climate catastrophe the world faces, Continue reading Obama's climate crusade – Part I
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., recently introduced legislation that aims to prioritize research and development of carbon utilization technologies under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy program. Continue reading Manchin bill aims to add carbon utilization to DOE R&D priorities
WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – May 13, 2015) – The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the US algae industry, today applauded new legislation offered by U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) to prioritize Continue reading ABO Applauds Senators Manchin and Heitkamp on Introduction of Carbon Utilization Legislation
What a difference an environmental disaster makes.
Last week, Congress was awash in bipartisan legislation to prevent harmful algal blooms in the western Continue reading A welcome but tardy tide of Great Lakes legislation washes over Congress
COLUMBUS, Ohio — State lawmakers are close to reaching a compromise on dueling bills aimed at curbing toxic algae in Lake Erie, House Republicans said Wednesday.
House Bill 61 sponsor Jim Buchy, a Continue reading Lawmakers near compromise on Lake Erie algal bloom bill
The Great Lakes congressional delegation in Washington is advancing algae legislation on the federal level while members of the Ohio General Assembly move closer to coalescing efforts on the state level. Continue reading Algae-related legislation advancing in Congress
COLUMBUS, Ohio – While the Ohio Senate plans to move quickly on legislation to combat toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie, a key House member is in no rush to act on the issue. Continue reading Statehouse action on algal bloom solutions could take time, Ohio lawmaker says
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ohio Fifth District Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) introduced on Thursday the Great Lakes and Fresh Water Algal Blooms Information Act, bipartisan legislation to examine the causes and current mitigation efforts of algal blooms in the Continue reading Latta introduces legislation to address harmful algal blooms