Energy

Weatherize This!

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Pointlessly disturbing

If there's any consolation to the do-NOT-go-outdoors heatwave currently frying up the loudest part of the country, surely it must be that Smokin' Joe Biden's Recovery Through Retrofit program is busy during these energy-intensive days weatherizing jobs out of thin air, right?

Not quite:

An Obama administration program to promote energy efficiency in homes appears to have met insurmountable resistance from financial regulators who are worried about its effect on residential mortgages, federal and local officials said Saturday.

Link via the Twitter feed of Mickey Kaus.