The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 26, 2013.
By United Press International

Green groups want BP held accountable

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Showing BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should be a "clear-cut case," said an environmental advocate.

California approves carbon cap-and-trade

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- California regulators have approved North America's first cap and trade program, setting limits on carbon emissions.

Climate summit produces forest-saving pact

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Climate change negotiators meeting in Denmark moved closer to a pact that would pay countries for preserving forests and other landscapes, negotiators said.

Analysis: TXU merger will boost wind

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- TXU, if its buyout agreement is approved, will double the amount of money it spends on wind power purchases.
KRISTYN ECOCHARD, UPI Energy Correspondent

Senate approves energy bill amendment

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate has approved a milder amendment in the pending energy bill, calling for voluntary reductions in certain emissions.

Senate could shift attitude on emissions

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Several U.S. senators, both Democrats and Republicans, are poised to offer rival climate change proposals to the Senate energy bill.

Environmentalists shift on nuclear power

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Some prominent U.S. environmentalists say nuclear power should be reconsidered as a remedy for global warming, the New York Times reported Sunday.

Fred Krupp is the president of Environmental Defense Fund, a United States-based nonprofit environmental advocacy group.

Krupp is a graduate of Yale University with a law degree from the University of Michigan and has taught environmental law at both schools.

Prior to joining Environmental Defense Fund, Krupp spent several years in private law practice in New Haven, Connecticut in several firms: Cooper, Whitney, Cochran & Krupp (1984); partner, Albis & Krupp (1978-1984). During that time he also was founder and general counsel for the Connecticut Fund for the Environment (1978-1984), a leading state environmental group.

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