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2019 Budget Plan Proposes Major Energy Star Changes

The White House released its 2019 budget proposal on Monday, and the popular Energy Star program is once again facing major changes. While Energy Star continues under the 2019 plan, it wouldn’t be funded by taxpayer money. Instead, the budget seeks … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill Would Return Energy Star to DOE Control

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a discussion hearing Tuesday on possible legislation that could lead to major changes to the Energy Star program. The bill’s biggest proposal would transfer the program’s leadership from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Continue reading

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Deep Energy Star Cuts Are Part of House Budget Bill

Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed an appropriations package that preserves the Energy Star program while slashing its budget for 2018. The collection of spending bills could wind up being part of the final federal budget for 2018. The … Continue reading

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Final 2018 Budget Plan: EPA, DOE Cuts Remain

The White House’s 2018 federal budget plan, which was released yesterday, is a close match for the outline that came out in March. Deep cuts are still planned for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including the elimination of the popular … Continue reading

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Trump EPA Transition Chief: If Your Industry Likes Energy Star, It Should Run It

The man who led President Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told USGNN.com™ sister publication DWM that “if your industry and others that participate in Energy Star think it’s a good program, then I think you should pay … Continue reading

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