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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:37 -0400The Interior Department's inspector general has opened two new investigations focused on harassment and hostile working conditions at Yosemite and Yellowstone national parks.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:38 -0400PITTSBURGH — Donald Trump yesterday pledged a broad regulatory rollback and new opportunities for natural resource production from federal lands and waters in a talk that echoed themes raised by some industry stakeholders but left others questioning how different a Trump administration might look from a Hillary Clinton administration.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:38 -0400Republican leaders on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee strongly indicated at a hearing yesterday that they planned to advance legislation limiting the president's ability to designate national monuments.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:38 -0400Young, mostly Christian conservative activists from across the country were on Capitol Hill yesterday to push for renewable energy action, voicing support for tax breaks and subsidies for cleaner, more efficient power.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:39 -0400Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) yesterday appealed to energy efficiency advocates to pressure lawmakers on efforts to reconcile House and Senate versions of energy reform legislation, noting that the clock is ticking on the 114th Congress.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:39 -0400More than 80 environmental and conservation groups called on Congress yesterday to pass legislation to ban the trade of shark fins in the United States.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:39 -0400Federal auditors reviewing U.S. EPA's pesticide program recently found that they couldn't track the money in two key accounts, and they've urged the agency to change its financial practices.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:39 -0400Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) took to the Senate floor yesterday to outline details of his plan for 100 percent renewable power as a tool to fight climate change.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:40 -0400Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe said he's attempting to persuade a Democratic colleague to lift a hold on bipartisan legislation aimed at advancing new reactor designs.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:40 -0400Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) introduced legislation yesterday that would create a national green bank, mirroring a companion bill already in the House.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:40 -0400Senators yesterday pushed administration officials to stall Department of Labor regulatory guidance on the storage of farm fertilizer.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:40 -0400Legislation outlining billions of dollars in water development projects is likely to reach the House floor next week amid fresh objections from Democrats.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:41 -0400House Energy and Commerce Committee members pushed back against the Obama administration's fuel economy standards yesterday, expressing concerns that the regulations could stifle innovation for the auto industry and reduce consumer choice.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:41 -0400The Chesapeake Bay is becoming cleaner thanks to farmers, the head of the Department of Agriculture's conservation programs said yesterday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:18:42 -0400Lawmakers and tribal leaders called on the Obama administration yesterday to once and for all end the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline at a forum organized by House Natural Resources Committee Democrats.