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A former Oregon Department of Energy official has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a bribery scheme in which he helped arrange the sale of state energy tax credits. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Joe Colello was also ordered Tuesday to pay $81,000 in restitution.
Ex-Energy Official Gets 5 Years in Tax Credit Bribery Scheme. A former Oregon Department of Energy official has been sentenced to 5 years in federal prison for accepting bribes to help arrange the sale of state energy tax credits. April 3, 2018, at 4:10 p.m.. Ex-Energy Official Gets 5 Years in Tax Credit Bribery Scheme.

After a blow from a hike in VAT and the introduction of some new taxes, South African consumers will be harder hit still by a huge increase in the petrol price for April, which will come into effect at midnight tonight. The department of energy has published its official fuel price adjustments, confirming a 72 ...
White House to tap energy official as new climate lead – reports ... The White House has reportedly picked an energy department official who worked on the Trump campaign as the president's senior advisor on international climate ... He has since worked in international affairs at the department of energy.
While at the Energy Department, Griffith played a key role in a deal heralded by the Trump administration to export 700,000 tons of coal from Pennsylvania's Xcoal Energy & Resources LLC to Ukraine, according to E&E News, which previously reported Griffith's selection for the National Economic Council ...
Ex-Energy Department Official Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud. A former Oregon Department of Energy official has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the bribes he received to help arrange the sale of state energy tax credits. March 16, 2018, at 8:36 a.m.. Ex-Energy Department Official Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud. Share.

The Trump administration is looking to shift funding away from cleantech and into fossil fuels. Photo Credit: Department of Energy. 20. +. The Energy Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is so successful that its funding should be diverted elsewhere, said the agency's ...
The U.S. Department of Energy has authorized construction to move forward on the three primary buildings of a $6.5 billion uranium processing facility at ... However, when New York and New Jersey officials approached the Transportation Department about the best way to fund the project, they received ...
The Washington state Department of Ecology and EPA have called for work to stop until officials can prove contamination won't spread further. Now, an arm of the U.S. Department of Energy is looking into the whole thing. In a recent letter, the department informed the contractor in charge of the demolition, ...
WASHINGTON – A group of former Interior Department officials from both major parties is calling a Trump administration move to ease wildlife restrictions ... In June, seven former heads of the Energy Department's energy efficiency and renewables office wrote in protest of proposed budget cuts there.
As a matter of fact, he said, FERC had pledged to conduct its own review of grid resiliency. Brouillette, meanwhile, cited a report produced last year by the Department of Energy on America's grid and its power supplies that he said found “coal and nuclear power plants were being retired at a disturbing rate.
If in the exigency of service some officials of the Department of Energy (DOE) will be tapped to serve as officers-in-charge (OICs) of the Energy Regulatory ... 292 or the Administrative Code of 1987, that empowers the President “to temporarily designate a competent person or any official currently in active ...
Kathy Castor (D-FL) then followed by reminding the officials that “in Puerto Rico over 40 percent of electricity customers have been without power for about four months,” and that more funds were needed to build an enhanced grid. Menezes noted that as of Jan. 6, 80.8 percent of the peak load was restored ...
The Department of Energy will meet all its "statutory obligations." The Energy secretary plans to keep a key advisory board intact. Those were some of the pledges made by top DOE officials testifying yesterday at a marathon four-hour hearing on "DOE modernization" that touched on everything from grid ...
A top executive at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant was commended by U.S. President Donald Trump through an annual award that recognizes the contributions of civilian leaders across the country. Todd Shrader, manager of the Department of Energy's Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO), along with another DOE ...
OICI “has a different mission from the CIA,” Philip E. Coyle, a former official at DOE, the Defense Department, and the White House now at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, told The Diplomat in an email. “It's not that the CIA couldn't do a different mission if the CIA were so tasked, but it is not ...
Brouillette said he wanted to return the agency to the structure that was laid out in the Department of Energy Organization Act that was signed into law in 1977 ... An official at the Energy Department's National Treasury Employees Union, which represents DOE employees, said keeping the office intact was a ...

HOUSE LOOKS TO CHANGE ENERGY DEPARTMENT'S FOCUS TO 'ENERGY ABUNDANCE': The House on Tuesday started a half-day series of ... shift: Pallone also said Democrats are wary of a GOP-backed move to shift Environmental Protection Agency responsibilities to the Department of Energy.
Week ahead: House GOP looks to revamp Energy Department ... House lawmakers will return from their holiday vacation and kick off their efforts to reorganize the Department of Energy (DOE). ... The hearing will be organized into two panels, one of administration officials and one of outside experts.
So, in August, we filed public-records request with every governor and 22 federal agencies for lists of people blocked on their official Facebook and Twitter accounts. We found that nearly 1,300 accounts were blocked — more than half by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. Bevin's a Republican, but both Democrat ...
An Energy Department official said it had received the letter and would review it. Perry is currently traveling in the Middle East. As an independent agency, FERC has wide latitude in how it conducts business and it's unclear whether it requires Perry's permission to delay considerations. Under Perry's plan ...
KUOW reports that the Department of Energy will fill in a second tunnel packed with radioactive equipment at Hanford, a largely decommissioned nuclear production complex in ... Government officials worry that the tunnel is under strain and that another collapse could send up a plume of radioactive dust.
"We have to break that log jam, to stop one state from having virtual veto power," Dena Wiggins, president of the Natural Gas Supply Association, told Energy Department officials at industry event last month. "If other states start to have a more expansive view of their [environmental authority] it could be a ...
... pictures of Murray and Perry from a March 29 meeting at Energy Department headquarters, less than a month after Perry was sworn in. Several other officials were in attendance, including Andrew Wheeler, who at the time was a lobbyist for Murray and has since been nominated as EPA's No. 2 official.
"We have to break that log jam, to stop one state from having virtual veto power," Dena Wiggins, president of the Natural Gas Supply Association, told Energy Department officials at industry event last month. "If other states start to have a more expansive view of their [environmental authority] it could be a ...
But at a forum Wednesday evening in Carlsbad, officials expressed enthusiasm about the work underway at WIPP. At least ... Todd Shrader, manager of the Energy Department's Carlsbad Field Office, said some improvements at WIPP have been delayed because of limited federal funding, including the ...
LNG is about to change global markets, 2 ex-DOE officials say. Nathanial Gronewold, E&E News reporter. Published: Thursday, December 7, 2017. HOUSTON — The world is moving toward a global natural gas market, one that will materialize relatively quickly, according to two former Department of Energy officials.
DOE. Agency realignment planning underway — official. Sam Mintz, E&E News reporter. Published: Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Department of Energy officials are continuing their work on plans to realign top positions at the agency, Undersecretary Mark Menezes told a Senate committee yesterday.
The Department of Energy has published the official petrol prices for December 2017 – with the increases higher than first anticipated, thanks to a weaker rand and higher oil prices. From Wednesday, 6 December, the price of petrol for all grades will increase by 71 cents a litre. The per litre price of diesel ...
University officials were in Santa Fe last week to meet with the University of New Mexico, New Mexico Tech, Santa Fe Community College and a representative with the Regional Coalition of ... Thousands of other issues came to light, and the Department of Energy put the lab contract out for bid in response.
Using smart energy technologies would lead to energy being used more efficiently and give consumers more environment-friendly choices, an official of the Department of Energy (DoE) said. “Smart energy technologies promote efficient energy use, reduced energy cost, and 'greener' energy options to ...
The U.S. Department of Energy has its share of challenges as it conducts some of the world's most high-tech research, maintains a stockpile of ... The difference is officials are starting to look closer at subcontractors. ... Energy Department officials did not respond to a request for comment on the report.
Under targets set by Massachusetts' Department of Energy Resources in June, utilities in the state must procure 200 MWh of energy storage by Jan. 1, 2020. The West Coast led the way with California and Oregon setting energy storage targets. But not all targets are equal. Massachusetts came under fire ...
The Department of Energy has its share of challenges as it conducts some of the world's most high-tech research, maintains a stockpile of nuclear weapons and ... Officials say the contamination makes for complex problems that often require first-of-their-kind solutions, such as the vitrification plant Bechtel is ...
Nitish directs officials to electrify all villages by year end ... Chairing a high level meeting of the Energy department, the Chief Minister reviewed the work ... are electrified by the end of December 2017, an official release said.
Officials from the Department of Energy and cleanup contractor URS|CH2M (UCOR) huddled inside a tent inside the Y-12 National Security ...
13, 2017, asks federal officials to postpone a project to remove trees and ... work would be on U.S. Department of Energy property, officials said.
The United States Department of Energy gave approval to the Northern Pass project on Thursday, the controversial 192-mile transmission line ...
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Working Group and American Oversight formally petitioned the Department of Energy today to release all ...
... his son's brother-in-law to oversee an Energy Department office that ... Trump Tower meeting in 2016 when he and other campaign officials ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Officials in the U.S. and Puerto Rico gave ... Department of Energy to help develop a more resilient electrical grid for ...
Energy Department officials said addressing the plume is among their top two priorities. And state officials said that, for now, all of Los Alamos ...
... the 195-nation Paris climate accord and top administration officials' stated ... from the tax push, according to an administration official with knowledge of ... from a midlevel political appointee at the Department of Energy who ...
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked Energy Department officials to speed up execution of the ongoing power projects, stating that ...
Officials in the U.S. and Puerto Rico gave differing views Thursday on ... Department of Energy to help develop a more resilient electrical grid ...
DeVito, a former official in the Department of Energy, was a partner at the Boston law firm Bowditch & Dewey, LLP before joining the Trump ...
The Department of Energy and a Hanford contractor are appealing a fine and order issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology ...
The department of energy has released the latest petrol price adjustments for November 2017, showing a marginal increase for petrol, with a ...
Officials with the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently announced it received funding to investigate ...
Federal, local officials stress county-wide economic impact Perry plant closure would have ... with Department of Energy officials in Washington D.C. on Oct. 19. ... would be picking winners and losers in the energy department.


 

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