Obama Reveals New Clean Energy Initiatives

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 2:42 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama has announced three key initiatives to boost biofuel production and reduce the U.S.' dependence on foreign oil, including two new federal regulations and a new task force.

The announcement came at a meeting of a bipartisan group of governors from the around the U.S., the White House said in a statement Wednesday. The administration said the new initiatives will enhance American energy independence and create new jobs in clean energy industries.

One new federal rule will require biofuel production to grow to 36...
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