TITLE

ENERGY POLICY AND THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: SOME CHOICES AND CHALLENGES

AUTHOR(S)
Holden Jr., Matthew
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Energy Law Journal;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p405
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges and choices to be faced by the U.S. President Barack Obama administration's energy policy. It mentions that the key to Obama's energy policy is his decision to choose a model for a clean energy, which is to marry the economic revival goal and the climate protection goal. It notes that the Obama administration must face several issues that could lead to political struggle including renewable and transmissions , nuclear policy, and offshore drilling.
ACCESSION #
47670086

 

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