Research http://wesa.fm en Sen. Casey: More Money for Energy Research Needed http://wesa.fm/post/sen-casey-more-money-energy-research-needed <p>Funding for the National Energy Technology Laboratory is set to be cut by 20 percent in the upcoming federal budget, and that has U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania upset.&nbsp;</p><p>The Democrat has sent a letter to House and Senate leaders calling for the restoration of more than $80 million in the NETL budget.&nbsp;</p><p>Casey said the funding is important to not only the region’s economy, but also the future of the nation's energy supply.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:21:07 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 15221 at http://wesa.fm