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Before Bashing Clean Energy As Wasteful, Rep. Forbes (R-VA) Asked Secretary Chu For BioFuel Loans

Republicans have seized on the Solyndra controversy to go on a witch-hunt against all clean energy programs authorized by the Department of Energy. For instance, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has pressed for an investigation of all clean energy programs. A post on his congressional website claims such spending is “wasteful” and boasts that Forbes has [...]
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After Receiving Contributions From Electric Car Company Investor, Issa Asked Sec. Chu For Clean Energy Loan

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

If the House Oversight Committee wants to be consistent with its stated reason for investigating Solyndra, the committee should probe Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) clean energy loans as well. On Tuesday, Issa explained on CSPAN that th... Read Post

GOP Rep. Gibson Celebrates Solar Energy Initiative, Doesn’t Acknowledge Funds From Obama Programs

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Republicans are circling the wagons to destroy green collar jobs and the clean energy industry. The GOP seized the Solyndra controversy as an excuse to cut all clean energy loan programs. The inquisition has even led to the suspensi... Read Post

Clean Energy Cons: Dozens of Republicans Asked for Clean Energy Grants and Subsidized Loans Before Attacking Them

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

by Lee Fang Republicans have seized on the Solyndra controversy to go on a witch-hunt against all clean energy programs authorized by the Department of Energy. Instead of narrowly scrutinizing the loan that subsidized Solyndra, a co... Read Post


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