June 08, 2010
June 06, 2010
Sometimes I say to myself, "Self (for I want to get my attention), what's the deal with this Obama Administration? Why is it setting the table for the Tea Party?" I'm willing, you see, to ask myself the tough questions. Others may dodge them, but in the privacy of my own mind, I follow the facts where they lead.
Encourages the Early Commercial Use ofNew, Innovative Energy Technologies thatWill Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions.The Budget substantially expands support forDOE loan guarantees for innovative energytechnologies, by adding $36 billion in new loanauthority (for a total of $54.5 billion) for nuclearpower facilities and an additional $500 millionin credit subsidy to support $3 to $5 billion inloan guarantees for innovative energy efficiencyand renewable energy projects. The loan guaranteeprogram also will continue to support arange of commercial renewable energy programsand other facilities that help reduce pollutantsand greenhouse gases while simultaneouslycreating clean energy jobs and contributing tolong-term economic growth and internationalcompetitiveness.