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The Bristol Bay Times
Village's concerns should be considered in federal land management discussionWhen Alaska's U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hold a joint hearin
Village's concerns should be considered in federal land management discussion
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
When Alaska's U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hold a joint hearing in Wasilla on Monday to discuss federal land management practices in Alaska, they will not be hearing from North Slope Natives concerned with protecting important... Read more
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Alaska Superstation
Senators Host Hearing on Federal Land RegulationsAnchorage, AK - Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hosted a hearing Monda
Senators Host Hearing on Federal Land Regulations
Alaska Superstation / Posted 10 days ago
Anchorage, AK - Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan hosted a hearing Monday on the effects of federal mitigation requirements on economic development throughout the state. Local businesses, corporations and other stakeholders gathered at the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society?” Cassidy said at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. “Those folks who went to one to two years of college, they're good people, they're honest people, they show up on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society
Senator discusses job creation, offshore legislation
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
“The principal challenge is how do we create better paying jobs for our society?” Cassidy said at the Bayou Country Club in Thibodaux. “Those folks who went to one to two years of college, they're good people, they're honest people, they show up on... Read more
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Everett Herald
Public lands benefit everyoneGuest commentary / Land and Water Conservation Fund Published: Sunday, Augus
Public lands benefit everyone
Everett Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Guest commentary / Land and Water Conservation Fund Published: Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Every week, I see at least one article in the news about the need for people to get outside and be active, and the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Get rid of ban on crude oil exportsLeftover from the oil scarcity of the 1970s, the export ban harms consumers, st
Get rid of ban on crude oil exports
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Leftover from the oil scarcity of the 1970s, the export ban harms consumers, stunts the economy and threatens national security. Additionally, with broad bipartisan support for lifting the ban, there's really no good reason to keep it in... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray forge compromise — yes, compromise — in WashingtonWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander had been chairman of the Senate committe
Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray forge compromise — yes, compromise — in Washington
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander had been chairman of the Senate committee over education for just a week when he began circulating the draft of a bill intended to do what other Congresses had not: Fix the George W. Bush-era No Child Left... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Education reform bill shows compromise still possible in CongressWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander had been chairman of the Senate committe
Education reform bill shows compromise still possible in Congress
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander had been chairman of the Senate committee over education for just a week when he began circulating the draft of a bill intended to do what other Congresses had not: Fix the Bush-era No Child Left Behind... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Don't Like The New Climate Rules? Thank Congress.WASHINGTON -- Critics of the Obama administration's new rules for power plant e
Don't Like The New Climate Rules? Thank Congress.
The Huffington Post / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Critics of the Obama administration's new rules for power plant emissions have been quick to describe them as "government overreach" and "flagrantly unlawful." What they don't say is that congressional inaction and a mandate from the... Read more
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Boise Weekly
U.S. Senate Passes Landmark Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness DesignationAfter four decades of trying and more than a decade of specific attempts from I
U.S. Senate Passes Landmark Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness Designation
Boise Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
After four decades of trying and more than a decade of specific attempts from Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, to designate the Boulder-White Clouds as Wilderness, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously Tuesday, August 4 to formally protect more than... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Many snags ahead for California water billsWASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a
Many snags ahead for California water bills
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Many snags ahead for California water billsWASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a
Many snags ahead for California water bills
Inside Bay Area / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Many snags ahead for California water billsPublicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bil
Many snags ahead for California water bills
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
Publicly and privately, California lawmakers are pushing to get a big water bill off its current glacial pace. But history cautions that California legislation this ambitious always takes time, and plenty of it. Eight years passed between the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama’s plan to slow climate change earns mixed reviews in MaineAUGUSTA, Maine — Reactions to President Barack Obama’s ambitious and sweeping c
Obama’s plan to slow climate change earns mixed reviews in Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Reactions to President Barack Obama’s ambitious and sweeping climate change announcement on Monday were hot and cold among environmentalists, energy experts and members of Maine’s congressional delegation. While some said that the... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Senate panel forwards energy legislation,This happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with
Senate panel forwards energy legislation,
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 26 days ago
This happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with operations in West Virginia is on the verge of bankruptcy. With prices for oil, natural gas and coal collapsing, members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources... Read more
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The Times Leader
Senate panel OKs export billThis happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with
Senate panel OKs export bill
The Times Leader / Posted 26 days ago
This happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with operations in West Virginia is on the verge of bankruptcy. With prices for oil, natural gas and coal collapsing, members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate CommitteeWHEELING - On Friday, the price of oil trading on the New York Mercantile Excha
Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate Committee
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 27 days ago
WHEELING - On Friday, the price of oil trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange dipped below $47 per barrel, less than half its $100 value at this time last year, while natural gas is down by about $1.25 per unit than it was on Aug. 1, 2014. This... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate CommitteeThis happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with
Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate Committee
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 27 days ago
This happens at the same time published reports indicate a large coal firm with operations in West Virginia is on the verge of bankruptcy. With prices for oil, natural gas and coal collapsing, members of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Energy bills would create jobs, revenue in GulfThe Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved legislation that wou
Energy bills would create jobs, revenue in Gulf
The Houma Courier / Posted 27 days ago
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved legislation that would lift the ban on crude oil exports and open some areas of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration. Rep. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chairwoman of the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Energy bills would create jobs, revenue in GulfThe Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved legislation that wou
Energy bills would create jobs, revenue in Gulf
The Daily Comet / Posted 28 days ago
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved legislation that would lift the ban on crude oil exports and open some areas of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration. Rep. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chairwoman of the... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Bill would strengthen Nevada's hand against YuccaWASHINGTON — A new bill by Nevada senators seeks to strengthen the state'™s han
Bill would strengthen Nevada's hand against Yucca
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — A new bill by Nevada senators seeks to strengthen the state'™s hand in rejecting nuclear waste burial at Yucca Mountain. Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller introduced the bill July 22 that would require the governor and local counties to... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advancesA measure to give Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances
Juneau Empire / Posted 28 days ago
A measure to give Alaska a share of oil and gas revenue from federal waters off its coast is advancing in the U.S. Senate. On Friday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved Friday the Offshore Production and Energizing National... Read more
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FOX News
Federal court blocks logging in largest national forest, Alaska officials fumingA federal appeals court has locked down America's largest national forest from
Federal court blocks logging in largest national forest, Alaska officials fuming
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
A federal appeals court has locked down America's largest national forest from logging, in a tight decision that reverses a Bush-era bid to open up the Alaska land and has state officials fuming. “[The] ruling is a disappointment and a severe... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Sen. Nelson Plans to Block Bill to Drill off Florida's Gulf CoastNews Release: Senator Bill Nelson's Office July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.
Sen. Nelson Plans to Block Bill to Drill off Florida's Gulf Coast
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 29 days ago
News Release: Senator Bill Nelson's Office July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) today told Senate leaders he would use every possible procedural move to block legislation that would open up areas off Florida’s Gulf Coast to... Read more
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FOX News
Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export banA Senate panel has approved energy legislation that would lift the 40-year-old
Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
A Senate panel has approved energy legislation that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open some areas of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration. Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, chairman of the panel,... Read more
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Salon.com
Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export banWASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has approved energy legislation that would lif
Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has approved energy legislation that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open some areas of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas exploration. Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, chairman of... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Rockies Today, July 29Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Wyoming coal mines feel impact
Rockies Today, July 29
Missoula Independent / Posted 30 days ago
Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Wyoming coal mines feel impact of local, state decisions on energyBefore the federal government announced new regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, San Antonio, Texas closed its... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Wyden intros bill to end 'sweetheart deal' for coal companies | News - Home Would collect royalties based on actual market value Sens. Ron
Wyden intros bill to end 'sweetheart deal' for coal companies
KTVZ Bend / Posted 30 days ago
| News - Home Would collect royalties based on actual market value Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Tom Udall, D-N.M., today... Read more

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