Bush Budget to Slash Renewable Energy

While China plans to increase its investments in renewable energy technology, the United States remains stuck in the oil age.

"The President's proposed budget calls for significant cuts in renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean air, and climate change related-programs at the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies...In fact, the Bush budget proposes to phase out DOE's hydropower program altogether and all support for the Advanced Hydropower Turbine, a joint program between DOE and the hydropower industry exploring fish-friendlier turbines, just at the time when full scale testing is about to begin at multiple locales."

Thanks to Michael Dudley

Full Story: White House Budget Slashes Clean Energy

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