Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:20 -0400
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:20 -0400While Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's Capitol Hill career has often been reviewed during her two runs for the White House, much of the focus has been on her foreign policy record and work on health care issues. Far less attention has been paid to her time on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, a panel the then-senator from New York served on during her entire tenure in Congress. E&E Daily interviews with more than a dozen current and former lawmakers, aides and other stakeholders, as well as a review of her legislative record, fill out what has been an overlooked part of her time in public service.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:21 -0400Congress passed a stopgap spending bill late last night that averts a government shutdown and sets the stage for lawmakers to hash out a final fiscal 2017 spending package in a post-election, lame-duck session.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:21 -0400The House's Water Resources Development Act reauthorization bill sailed through the House yesterday after a tense week of political maneuvering over a provision to help the people of Flint, Mich.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:22 -0400DENVER — Former Colorado Sen. Mark Udall (D) is in the midst of urging a room full of would-be voters to back Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in November when he has to pause and ask for clarification — exactly how far away is Election Day?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:22 -0400Oklahoma Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe is pleased that Donald Trump has picked a climate change skeptic to head his U.S. EPA transition team.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:22 -0400Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz linked infrastructure jobs to the Obama administration's climate change response during a half-day conference yesterday on how federal policymakers can update the electric grid, transportation and water systems.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:23 -0400A top administration official yesterday assured members of Congress that the upcoming elections this November will not be hacked.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:23 -0400Congress is taking aim at how communities address some of the most troublesome properties that require repeated federal flood insurance payouts under the National Flood Insurance Program.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:23 -0400The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration needs more funding to safeguard coastal areas and integrate climate science into fisheries management, according to three Democratic senators.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:23 -0400The Energy & Environment Legal Institute fired back at Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday for the Rhode Island Democrat's most recent attempts to link fossil fuel interests to climate denial.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:17:24 -0400Conservatives should consider a revenue-neutral carbon tax rather than "command-and-control" regulations to address pollution, a free-market think tank argued in a study released today.