Nuclear power fights for share in Obama’s renewable energy, climate change goals

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By Jay Vincent, Senior Vice President for Energy, The Saint Consulting Group Last week, nuclear industry executives and allied interests met in Washington to carve out a role for nuclear power in the U.S. as a stable, base load source of energy generation that is both reliable and “green.” Hosting several key Capitol Hill speakers, including House Majority Leader Steny … Read More

Thousands of miles of transmission lines pose problems for Obama energy plan

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Earlier this month, Jay Vincent, Saint Consulting’s senior vice president for energy, drew attention in The Saint Report to opposition to transmission lines that might block President Obama’s vision of a new power grid for America. Peter Slevin and Steven Mufson have just published in The Washington Post a broad look at the dueling interest groups, billions of dollars and … Read More

Madison, Wis. eyes draconian zoning ordinances to ‘adapt to climate change’

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Madison, Wis., is taking a close look at zoning changes to enforce green climate change that echo the draconian “no-growth” proposals which Peter Gorrie explored in the Toronto Star last week — see Saint Report post by Mike Saint on 6th Jan. Jeff Poor writes in Business and Media Institute: In one of the most politically left-of-center cities east of … Read More