American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
Also called the Waxman-Markey Bill, this legislation sought to address climate change while building a clean energy economy. Among other things, this bill established a national cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases and promoted renewable sources of energy.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009 — A piece of legislation that was created in an attempt to establish an economy wide climate and energy policy to help address the issue of climate change. The U.S House of Representatives passed the act on June 26, 2009, by a vote of 219 to 212.… …   Investment dictionary

  • Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 — Full title Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 Enacted by the 110th United States Congress Citations Public Law …   Wikipedia

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 — Stimulus bill redirects here. For other uses, see Stimulus bill (disambiguation). ARRA redirects here. For other uses, see ARRA (disambiguation). American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Full title An act making supplemental appropriations… …   Wikipedia

  • Clean Energy Bank — (CEB), also called Clean Energy Investment Bank, is a proposed federal government corporation of the United States to assist in the financing, and facilitate the commercial use, of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies within the… …   Wikipedia

  • American Highway Users Alliance — Type Non profit organization Industry Automotive, Lobbyist, Non Profit Founded 1932[n 1] Headquarters Washington, DC …   Wikipedia

  • Energy Policy Act of 2005 — Enacted by the 109th United States Congress Citations Public Law …   Wikipedia

  • Energy policy of the United States — The energy policy of the United States is determined by federal, state and local public entities in the United States, which address issues of energy production, distribution, and consumption, such as building codes and gas mileage standards.… …   Wikipedia

  • Energy in Taiwan — Map of Taiwan The Republic of China, since the 1970s commonly known as Taiwan lacks energy resources and highly depends on import, so it is a top priority to develop clean, sustainable, and independent energy and achieve the balance among energy… …   Wikipedia

  • New Manhattan Project for Energy Independence — On June 12, 2008, Rep. Randy Forbes of Virginia introduced H.R. 6260, New Manhattan Project for Energy Independence. In this bill Forbes outlines a series of prizes, similar to the X PRIZE, which would be awarded to a private entity, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Community wind energy — Wind turbines at Findhorn Ecovillage make the community a net exporter of electricity. Community wind projects are locally owned by farmers, investors, businesses, schools, utilities, or other public or private entities who utilize wind energy to …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”