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Rappler
U.S. attorney general discussed Trump campaign with Russia envoy – reportU.S. Senator and current Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits for the beginning
Rappler / Posted yesterday
U.S. Senator and current Attorney General Jeff Sessions waits for the beginning of a meeting of Senate Environment and Public Works Committee February 2, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP WASHINGTON DC, USA –... Read more
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The Hill
Trump to tap coal lobbyist, industry attorney for top EPA postsScott Pruitt is currently the only Senate-confirmed political appointee at the
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Scott Pruitt is currently the only Senate-confirmed political appointee at the agency. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has approved Susan Bodine to lead the enforcement office, though the full Senate has not voted on... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump to tap longtime coal lobbyist for EPA's No. 2 spotgiant Murray Energy and served as a top aide for Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., wh
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
giant Murray Energy and served as a top aide for Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., when Inhofe chaired the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. He has represented Murray Energy, whose CEO Bob Murray is a prominent supporter of the president,... Read more
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Roll Call
McCain Absence Felt Well Beyond Health Carelegislation, such as transportation reauthorization legislation he worked on wh
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
legislation, such as transportation reauthorization legislation he worked on when he was chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee. He worked well with the top Democrat on that panel at the time, California Democrat Barbara... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pro-ethanol bill dead in Senate; no action before August recesshas stalled in the Senate and won’t come up for a committee vote before the Aug
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
has stalled in the Senate and won’t come up for a committee vote before the August recess. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Friday morning the E15 measure, which has bipartisan support from senators across... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel won’t vote on bill to boost ethanolsaid the news was disappointing, but it will not give up on the E15 matter. “W
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
said the news was disappointing, but it will not give up on the E15 matter. “We are disappointed the Environment and Public Works committee decided not to consider the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act before August recess,” Emily Skor,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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International Business Times
Republicans plan to sacrifice endangered American animals to drill for oil and gas bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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TribLIVE
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedsaid. Five bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill wa
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
said. Five bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One bill would allow economic factors to be considered in species-listing decisions; another would... Read more
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The Columbian
Endangered Species Act targeted by GOP as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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The Hill
GOP takes aim at Endangered Species Act | DOJ expands asset seizures | FCC chief denies Trump interfered on Time Warner merger | Panel votes to ease driverless car regsand limit payouts of attorneys' fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
and limit payouts of attorneys' fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation. In the Senate: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, meanwhile, debated legislation meant to boost hunting and fishing that has a provision attached to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 3 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in some species-listing decisions,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pro-ethanol bill dividing both partiesmade for strange political bedfellows. Sen. John Barrasso, Wyoming Republican a
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
made for strange political bedfellows. Sen. John Barrasso, Wyoming Republican and chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, opposes the measure, as does Republican Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma, the former committee chairman... Read more
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The Hill
GOP takes on endangered species reformlist and limit payouts of attorneys’ fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litig
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
list and limit payouts of attorneys’ fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, meanwhile, debated legislation meant to boost hunting and fishing that has a provision attached to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
GOP targets Endangered Species Act as protections liftedbills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being hear
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
bills were being considered by the House panel, and a sixth bill was being heard in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. One of the bills would allow economic factors to be considered in species-listing decisions, while... Read more
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The Hill
GOP takes aim at reforming Endangered Species Actlist and limit payouts of attorneys’ fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litig
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
list and limit payouts of attorneys’ fees in Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, meanwhile, debated legislation meant to boost hunting and fishing that has a provision attached to... Read more
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Roll Call
House Passes Delay for EPA's Obama-era Ozone Standardsafter Senate Democrats expressed strong opposition to similar language appearin
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
after Senate Democrats expressed strong opposition to similar language appearing in legislation before the Environment and Public Works Committee. The House vote on Tuesday represents a victory for Republican and industry advocates who say the... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
17th Congress okays 210 bills during first regular sessionin bicameral conference committee or for signature of the President to become l
Zamboanga Today / Posted 4 days ago
in bicameral conference committee or for signature of the President to become laws. Rep. Celso Lobregat, chairman of the Public Works Committee, attributes the achievements of the chamber to the personal brand of leadership of Speaker Pantaleon... Read more
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The Hill
Court rejects greens’ pesticide challenge against EPAsimilar to legislation passed by the House last session. ON TAP WEDNESDAY II:
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
similar to legislation passed by the House last session. ON TAP WEDNESDAY II: A subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on the Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act,... Read more
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The Hill
House Republicans look to repeal joint-employer rule | Perry downplays energy grid study | Greens lose appeal over pesticideillicit cigarette smuggling in the Organization for Security and Co-operation i
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
illicit cigarette smuggling in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe region. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to look at a bill to increase protections for wildlife. The Senate Health,... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Baldwin urges President to push Made in America Water Infrastructure Actwith her 100% percent." Senator Baldwin also called on Senate Majority Leader
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
with her 100% percent." Senator Baldwin also called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso to back the legislation. The Made in America Water Infrastructure Act requires... Read more
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Roll Call
House Takes Up Bill to Delay Ozone Rule Complianceto put in action. The Senate counterpart (S 263) to the bill has had a legisla
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
to put in action. The Senate counterpart (S 263) to the bill has had a legislative hearing before the Environment and Public Works Committee, but its progress is likely to be blocked by Senate Democrats from ever getting to the S... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia fights U.S. fracking using shell company to fund environmental campaigns, investigators saymore they will be able to unearth about Sea Change, which was first exposed in
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
more they will be able to unearth about Sea Change, which was first exposed in a 2014 report by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. That report closely connected Klein with Russia’s state-owned oil giant Rosneft and Russian energy... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasUpdate C. Presentation - Community Survey Panel - Surveys No. 3 and No. 4 7.
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Update C. Presentation - Community Survey Panel - Surveys No. 3 and No. 4 7. Council Committee Reports A. Safety And Public Works Committee 1. Event/Street Closure Application - Canoe Days 2. Event/Street Closure Application - Lil Rubber... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
DOUG HEROD: The $1.26-billion questionprogram is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 bill
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
program is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 billion between now and 2041. The Region’s public works committee received a presentation on the final draft of the plan earlier this week. Check it out by accessing... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
DOUG HEROD: The $1.26-billion questionprogram is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 bill
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
program is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 billion between now and 2041. The Region’s public works committee received a presentation on the final draft of the plan earlier this week. Check it out by accessing... Read more
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Welland Tribune
DOUG HEROD: The $1.26-billion questionprogram is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 bill
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
program is concerned. We’re talking a regional roads expenditure of $1.26 billion between now and 2041. The Region’s public works committee received a presentation on the final draft of the plan earlier this week. Check it out by accessing... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Lobregat instrumental in passage of NEA-DPWH circular – USEC JimenoLobregat who helped a lot in formulating the guidelines for the government. “A
Zamboanga Today / Posted 9 days ago
Lobregat who helped a lot in formulating the guidelines for the government. “Aside from being the Chairman of the Public Works Committee in Congress, si Congressman Lobrega tpo, di po alam ng marami beyond that, talagang personally,... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Committee advances legislation to support environmental prioritiesDuring a July 13 business meeting of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 9 days ago
During a July 13 business meeting of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee, Sen. Tom Carper helped advance common sense legislation to continue programs that have helped Delaware clean up contaminated Brownfield sites and improve... Read more
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Dover Post
Committee advances legislation to support environmental prioritiesDuring a July 13 business meeting of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works
Dover Post / Posted 9 days ago
During a July 13 business meeting of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee, Sen. Tom Carper helped advance common sense legislation to continue programs that have helped Delaware clean up contaminated Brownfield sites and improve... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Council redesignates DPW superintendents as foremenBrad Vick, or the person hired to replace Tony Gilman, who was the street depar
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Brad Vick, or the person hired to replace Tony Gilman, who was the street department. Calling it a "backdoor demotion," public works committee chair Tom Gleason strongly opposed the change. "I think this is a bunch of hooey myself," Gleason... Read more
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The Hill
Web comes out in force to back net neutrality rules | Greens sue EPA over smog rule delay | Pick for banking regulator drops outAgency (EPA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), sending them to the f
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
Agency (EPA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), sending them to the floor for consideration. The Environment and Public Works Committee approved Annie Caputo and David Wright to serve as members of the NRC on Wednesday. If they are... Read more
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The Hill
House begins moving spending bills[the] EPA did not even attempt such a showing.” SENATE PANEL MOVES THREE TRUMP
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
[the] EPA did not even attempt such a showing.” SENATE PANEL MOVES THREE TRUMP NOMINEES: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved Annie Caputo and David Wright to serve as members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on... Read more
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Roll Call
EPA Inhofe Alumni Group Closer to Expandingadministrator and two members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were advance
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
administrator and two members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were advanced Wednesday by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Lawmakers on the panel voted, 11-10, to move forward with the nomination of Susan Bodine to become... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa City Council Streaming Meetings Live On Facebookmeeting to be streamed live will be the city council's Urban and Development Co
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 11 days ago
meeting to be streamed live will be the city council's Urban and Development Committee meeting at 1 p.m., followed by the Public Works Committee meeting at 2:30 p.m. and the regular Tulsa City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Videos will be available... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel approves Trump EPA, nuke agency nomineesAgency (EPA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), sending them to the f
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
Agency (EPA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), sending them to the floor for consideration. The Environment and Public Works Committee approved Annie Caputo and David Wright to serve as members of the NRC on Wednesday. If they are... Read more
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The Post-Standard
City wants to spend $1M to add bike lanes, pave road near Syracuse Universitythe city's public data. That's better than most streets in the city. Councilor
The Post-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
the city's public data. That's better than most streets in the city. Councilor-At-Large Helen Hudson is chairperson of the public works committee. She said Monday she will listen to what people have to say at today's meeting before deciding how she... Read more
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Salon.com
10 years ago: A dispatch from Al Gore’s Live Earth festivalFrom an April Washington Post article: “Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), the rankin
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
From an April Washington Post article: “Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), the ranking Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, vowed to block Live Earth from coming to the Capitol, telling the Hill newspaper that ‘there has... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Grant helps push Paris sewage projectthe project. “You don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. We have to take it,” s
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 days ago
the project. “You don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. We have to take it,” said Coun. Brian Coleman, chairman of the public works committee. “We had to put this off before because it was too pricey and we didn’t have the money. But thanks to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Public input sought on Rest Acres proposalup so residents can comment on the results of a Rest Acres Corridor Review. Co
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
up so residents can comment on the results of a Rest Acres Corridor Review. Council has approved a recommendation from the public works committee that a Rest Acres Road Corridor concept design report be placed on public record for 30 days and that... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Most eateries throw away their extra food. A City Council bill seeks to change thatwere also asked to separate and store food that's served but left uneaten. Bil
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 19 days ago
were also asked to separate and store food that's served but left uneaten. Bill 9 has been deferred twice by the Council's Public Works committee. Members want more information before taking a vote. As for Kobayashi, she says she's not giving up... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Most eateries throw away their extra food. A City Council bill seeks to change thatwere also asked to separate and store food that's served but left uneaten. Bil
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
were also asked to separate and store food that's served but left uneaten. Bill 9 has been deferred twice by the Council's Public Works committee. Members want more information before taking a vote. As for Kobayashi, she says she's not giving up... Read more
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The Columbian
Turn to Yucca Mountainsubpanel hearing.” It has been clear for years that is the best approach. In M
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
subpanel hearing.” It has been clear for years that is the best approach. In March 2006, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee issued a report titled, “Yucca Mountain: The Most Studied Real Estate on the Planet.” The committee... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Agendasinspection and satisfaction of all city code requirements 6. Presentations 7.
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
inspection and satisfaction of all city code requirements 6. Presentations 7. Council committee reports A. Safety and public works committee 1. 2019 street and sewer capital improvement plan update 2. Event/street closure application -... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESwe are elected and we should deliver by deeds,” Lobregat said. Due to Lobregat
Zamboanga Today / Posted 21 days ago
we are elected and we should deliver by deeds,” Lobregat said. Due to Lobregat’s influence and chairmanship in the public works committee, the approved appropriations for 2017 of projects to be implemented by DPWH in District 1 has... Read more
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