The Week That Was -- November 16, 2012

Nov 16, 2012

Here are the most widely read stories for the week ending November 16:

Interior Department Blocks Oil Shale Development – The Interior Department plans to block 1.6 million acres of federal land from oil development, fencing off a majority of the initial blueprint laid out during the George W. Bush administration.

The Third Bucket of Fiscal Cliff Negotiations – In addition to addressing spending and taxes, a "Big Deal" on long-term fiscal policy should include energy development,  according to U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue.

Here’s a Bad Idea: Costly New Energy Regulations – Former EPA administrators Christine Todd Whitman and Carol Browner hope Obama's second term means more rules and regulations surrounding energy production and use.

Time to Get Down to Business – There is a sense of urgency for the president and outgoing Congress to prevent the fiscal cliff and lay the groundwork to restore the nation’s long-term fiscal balance before the New Year.

Lessons From Lincoln for Every Business Leader – Abraham Lincoln’s term as president offers business owners and supervisors three lessons: hire the best person for the job, empathize with your employees, and don’t be afraid to fail. 

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