Greenwire headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

1. NEWSMAKER:

Renaissance man who's 'anything but shy' faces fight for FERC gavel

Depending on whose spin you believe, President Obama's nominee for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chairman is either a radical environmentalist hellbent on greening the electric grid no matter the cost or a level-headed energy regulator getting a bad rap. But friends of FERC nominee Ron Binz -- whose confirmation hearing is tomorrow before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee -- say the man is a lot more interesting than the caricature being drawn by either side. Binz, they say, is a Renaissance man.

Top Stories

Natural Resources

Law

Energy

Business

Federal Agencies

Transportation

Air and Water

International

E&ETV's OnPoint

E&E eBooks

Turning Carolina Red

Compiled coverage by issue

Drought
Nuclear Crisis
Gulf Spill
Global Climate Debate
EPA vs Climate Change

E&E special reports

Deep Underground
Danger Zone
Islands
Shades of Green: A Movement at Midlife
Overflow

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos