FACT CHECK: Green stimulus sending jobs overseas?

By FactCheck.Org

Conservative advocacy ad avoids the facts about Obama administration investments into sustainable energy.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Americans for Prosperity":

"… New Mexico, Ohio and Virginia.– Robert Farley …"

"… n ad from the American Future Fund. Both the American Future Fund and Americans for Prosperity ads cite a Sept. 9, 2010, story in the Washington Times,&nb …"

"… so it’s a stretch to claim the entire $34 billion has been “wasted.”Americans for Prosperity announced it is spending $6.1 million to air the ad in eight bat …"

What to expect from a President Perry on the environment? Some Texas-sized clues

By Jim Morris and Evan Bush

From denying climate change to stances against EPA and Supreme Court, Perry resists Washington and helped a billionaire donor.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Supreme Court":

"… tt said they would defy EPA regulations – stemming from a 2006 U.S. Supreme Court decision, Massachusetts v. EPA – requiring Texas to begin issuing permit …"

Energy Department 'bet' on Fisker Automotive ends in bankruptcy

By Ronnie Greene

An Energy Department program meant to spur development of electric cars faces another setback with Fisker Chapter 11 filing.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Henrik Fisker":

"… rawing board, the more affordable Atlantic. This April, company co-founder Henrik Fisker told the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform about a seri …"

Battle brews over Obama renewable energy plan

By Sam Pearson

President Obama's renewable energy plan would expand large-scale solar and wind projects on public lands in the West.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Nevada":

"… r plant, a 3,500-acre development in the Ivanpah Valley at the California-Nevada border near Mojave National Preserve. The Ivanpah developer, Oakland-base …"

"… at. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited the Ivanpah site, near Primm, Nevada on July 1 and praised the developers as “pioneers.” Lamfrom uses a di …"

"… ove projects on up to 19.3 million acres in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah — an area larger than the state of West Virginia -- …"

Energy Department auto loan program sputters

By Ronnie Greene

A $25 billion Department of Energy loan program has not closed a loan in two years amid the specter of Solyndra.

Excerpts from this story referencing "David G. Frantz":

"… ifications to improve implementation of the original legislation,” wrote David G. Frantz, the Loan Programs Office’s acting executive director. …"

Audit cites risk in DOE loan program

By Ronnie Greene

A new audit of the Department of Energy’s $34 billion loan guarantee program said the agency doesn’t always follow its own rules

Excerpts from this story referencing "David G. Frantz":

"… or higher than major financial institutions in the United States,” wrote David G. Frantz, acting executive director of the Loan Programs Office.The loan portfolio, …"

Bundlers on the inside

By Ronnie Greene, Matthew Mosk and Ronnie Greene

Top Obama fundraisers at Energy Department included an overseer of stimulus billions.

Excerpts from this story referencing "frequent energy investor":

"… he job for 17 months. The move turned a hearty presidential supporter and frequent energy investor into a DOE insider. Spinner’s financial disclosure forms showed that wa …"

IMPACT: Green groups challenge EPA's air pollution exemption for biomass power plants

By Ronnie Greene

Lawsuits challenge "politically favored" clean energy that isn't so clean - biomass plants

National biomass debate intensifies with new limits in Massachusetts

By Ronnie Greene

U.S. biomass debate intensifies with new limits in Massachusetts

'Green' biomass isn't always so clean

By Ronnie Greene

Toxic plumes spew from an unlikely source: renewable energy plants

Excerpts from this story referencing "Florida State University":

"… 9 as a grand jury planned to review the financial ties between the wife of Florida State University President T.K. Wetherell and Biomass Gas & Electric, which planned to …"

'Clean energy' expansion could strain U.S. power grid

By Chris Hamby

As President Barack Obama proposes to generate more electricity from "clean energy" sources, a new government report highlights the effects

Wisconsin firm receives energy grant despite chronic pollution problems

By Kate Golden

Last December, when Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle announced $14.5 million in federal stimulus funds for energy-efficiency projects involving nine

Energy projects lag in stimulus spending

By Gary Cohn

Energy projects not quite the cornerstone of Obama's stimulus as promised

Excerpts from this story referencing "energy":

"… ;garycohn@usc.edu. …"

"… s pledged to transform the nation’s energy policy and has made renewable energy a cornerstone of the $787 billion stimulus package, but so far the money f …"

"… cornerstone of the $787 billion stimulus package, but so far the money for energy-related projects has been slow to leave Washington. In February, Obama ma …"

"… enver Museum of Nature & Science, where he inspected its rooftop solar energy system and was introduced by the president of the company that installed t …"