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November 10, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, November 4 – November 10

In this week's Energy SciPol weekly, a source of energy called "Quark Fusion", the impacts of Hurricane Maria, the costs of wind and solar are falling, and a Puerto Rico-specific energy policy. 

First Look: Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (Public Law 115-4, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy

Repeals a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public disclosure of payments made by oil, gas, and mining companies to governments if in excess of $100,000 a year.

Updated last November 9, 2017
for the 02/14/2017 version of HJRes 41 (Public Law No: 115-4)
November 3, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, October 28 – November 3

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, new solar farms in Southern California; St. Louis votes for clean power; why oil rich countries are using renewables; and global oil and gas market shrinks.

October 13, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, October 7 – October 13

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, requests for new regulation from the Department of Energy; the future of coal with or without the Clean Power Plan; and measuring power plants' CO2 emissions from space. 

September 29, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, September 23 – September 29

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, potential new drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; DOE funding for carbon capture technologies; the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico's energy grid; and getting energy from evaporating water.

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