Obama Wants Energy Policy Review, Focus On Infrastructure

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered a comprehensive review of the nation’s energy policy, specifically focusing on the country’s infrastructure for transporting and transmitting energy.

In an executive department memorandum, the President ordered the federal government to undertake a Quadrennial Energy Review, mandating that the initial focus be on the U.S.’s infrastructure for “transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy.” Obama directed the formation of a task force to conduct the review, co-chaired by the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the director...
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