Last Build Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:18 -0500
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:18 -0500The Obama administration's decision last night to withhold a final approval for the Dakota Access pipeline not only signaled a major victory for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe — it also deepened the battle lines between anti-fossil activists and the incoming Trump administration.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:21 -0500Lawmakers are set to avoid a government shutdown this week by passing stopgap spending legislation to fund agencies into the spring before adjourning the 114th Congress.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:24 -0500A veteran of the House Natural Resources Committee staff has joined President-elect Donald Trump's Interior Department transition team.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:26 -0500Only about a third of the House chairmen will turn over in the 115th Congress, but new leaders are on tap for top spending and energy authorizing panels.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:28 -0500Congress is on the brink of passing a massive water resources bill this week, as negotiators hammer out the final details on a deal to help Flint, Mich., and other cities with crumbling infrastructure.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:30 -0500With lawmakers looking to shut the door on the 114th Congress by the end of the week, it's D-Day for the two-year push to enact the first major energy bill in almost a decade.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:32 -0500House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members will learn about how self-driving cars could impact the nation's transportation system during a policy roundtable next week.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:34 -0500The House this week is poised to pass a bill to provide new revenue for the cash-strapped National Park Service and another to extend an energy efficiency exemption for security and safety systems.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:36 -0500After Republican lawmakers expressed concern that Volkswagen could unfairly benefit from its air emissions settlement with U.S. EPA, a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee is holding a hearing with regulators tomorrow to discuss the $14.7 billion agreement.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:38 -0500Lawmakers will continue a yearslong effort to halt catfish inspections at the Department of Agriculture with a hearing this week on the program's "waste and duplication."
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:41 -0500Lawmakers will check up on a sweeping, governmentwide data transparency law this week.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:43 -0500A House panel is set to grill a top U.S. Geological Survey official tomorrow over years of data manipulation at a now-shuttered laboratory near Denver.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:45 -0500DENVER — Debate over the Dakota Access oil pipeline briefly took center stage Friday as contenders vying to lead the Democrats back from the political wilderness next cycle sparred over how to best manage the national party.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:50:47 -0500Ryan Mulvenon, a longtime aide to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, is joining Cassidy & Associates, a prominent lobbying firm.