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The Hill
GOP senators propose wildfire management billmanagers need the flexibility to remove trees and dead wood that fuel these ter
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
managers need the flexibility to remove trees and dead wood that fuel these terrible fires,” Barrasso, who chairs the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said in a statement. “Our bill will provide commonsense tools and cut... Read more
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The Hill
EPA walks back biofuels mandate changeshad been holding out her support for EPA Air Office nominee Bill Wehrum. He is
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
had been holding out her support for EPA Air Office nominee Bill Wehrum. He is facing a confirmation vote in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, where the GOP has a majority margin of just one vote, so he would likely need... Read more
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The Hill
Dem senator slams Trump EPA nominee for starting work before confirmationfor the EPA to cut ties with Dourson until the Senate could vote on him. ADVER
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
for the EPA to cut ties with Dourson until the Senate could vote on him. ADVERTISEMENT Gillibrand, who serves on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee that will vote on Dourson, cited his past work in the chemicals industry at the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Tammy Duckworth blocks key EPA nominees, cites ethanol stance and ties to Koch Industriesto be an objective federal official. Both of those individuals, along with sev
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
to be an objective federal official. Both of those individuals, along with several other high-level EPA nominees, were scheduled to come up for a vote in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday, but that vote was pos... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump tells EPA to halt ethanol quota changes amid Iowa uproarnomination of Wehrum could be an effective, short-term strategy for ethanol sup
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
nomination of Wehrum could be an effective, short-term strategy for ethanol supporters. Mike Danylak, a spokesman for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, declined to comment on why the committee vote on the nominations was... Read more
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The Hill
Pruitt talks ethanol with GOP senatorsof Scana dropped to their lowest level in two years in light of the federal gov
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
of Scana dropped to their lowest level in two years in light of the federal government’s probe. ON TAP WEDNESDAY: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will vote on a slate of nominees, including Bill Wehrum to be Assistant... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
EPA chief Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that,” he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that,” he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt’s announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming. “It would have hurt energy workers in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt's announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming. "It would have hurt energy workers in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt's announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming. "It would have hurt energy workers in... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt's announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso, Wyo. "It would have hurt energy workers in Wyoming and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt's announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming. "It would have hurt energy workers in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power PlanPlan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Plan would nudge them to do that," he said. Many top Republicans on Capitol Hill hailed Pruitt's announcement, including Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming. "It would have hurt energy workers in... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Trump�s energy policies have endeared him to establishment RepublicansH.W. Bush administration and making a name for himself on Capitol Hill where he
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
H.W. Bush administration and making a name for himself on Capitol Hill where he worked for more than a decade for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. If confirmed by the Senate, Wheeler will become the latest former staffer for... Read more
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NJ.com
Trump's EPA nominee lobbied for coal company that donated big to presidentthe agency they're supposed to run." Before joining the lobbying firm, Wheeler
NJ.com / Posted 17 days ago
the agency they're supposed to run." Before joining the lobbying firm, Wheeler was a member of the Republican staff of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for 14 years, including serving as staff director and chief counsel. "This... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel approves driverless car bill | House bill to change joint-employer rule advances | Treasury to withdraw proposed estate tax rule | Feds delaying Obama methane leak ruleconduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups,
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
conduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups, companies and governments. Democrats in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee repeatedly brought up instances when Dourson's organization, Toxicology... Read more
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The Hill
Dems take on Trump's chemical safety pickconduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups,
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
conduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups, companies and governments. Democrats in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee repeatedly brought up instances when Dourson's organization, Toxicology... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Chemical safety nominee faces tough questioning by Democratshis history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
his history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to toxins than the government now allows. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee was widely expected to approve along party lines the nomination of Michael L.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Chemical safety nominee faces tough questioning by Democratshis history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
his history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to toxins than the government now allows. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee was widely expected to approve along party lines the nomination of Michael L.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Chemical safety nominee faces tough questioning by Democratshis history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
his history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to toxins than the government now allows. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is widely expected to approve along party lines the nomination of Michael L.... Read more
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The Hill
Dems lambaste Trump’s ‘outrageous’ EPA chemical safety pickconduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups,
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
conduct chemical risk research on behalf of clients including industry groups, companies and governments. Democrats in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee repeatedly brought up instances when Dourson’s organization, Toxicology... Read more
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The Hill
Infrastructure spending bill sliding down agendaabout whether there will ever be time on the agenda for Trump’s infrastructure
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
about whether there will ever be time on the agenda for Trump’s infrastructure bill. Those doubts prompted Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to formally request more details from the administration about Trump’s plan and... Read more
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The Hill
EPA aims to work more closely with industryto fix this, and we've got to make sure that we take care of the people who pai
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
to fix this, and we've got to make sure that we take care of the people who paid for it," he said. ON TAP WEDNESDAY I: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a confirmation hearing to consider the nominations of four people for... Read more
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The Hill
EPA misses smog rule deadline | Search is on for new HHS chief | ACLU sues over abortion pill restrictions | Justices weigh gerrymanderinghold a hearing to question Equinox Chairman and CEO Richard Smith about the com
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
hold a hearing to question Equinox Chairman and CEO Richard Smith about the company's recent cyber security breach. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on the nominations of Michael Dourson to be assistant... Read more
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The Hill
Interior watchdog probes Zinke's charter jet useoffice during the Obama administration, and since President Trump's inauguratio
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
office during the Obama administration, and since President Trump's inauguration, has worked in the Democratic staff on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. "Using the vast intellectual and educational resources of the law school and... Read more
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The Hill
EPA poised to deliver major ozone, climate decisionsstart work on a weaker replacement regulation on carbon from power plants. The
The Hill / Posted 21 days ago
start work on a weaker replacement regulation on carbon from power plants. The EPA will also be in the spotlight at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. That panel is planning a Wednesday hearing to consider the nominations of... Read more
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TribLIVE
EPA’s Scott Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Delaware
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Delaware Sen. Thomas Carper, the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, questioned in a statement why Pruitt would rely on noncommercial aircraft to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
EPA's Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator T
Baltimore Sun / Posted 25 days ago
that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator Thomas Carper, Del., the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, questioned in a statement why Pruitt would rely on noncommercial aircraft to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
EPA's Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator T
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator Thomas Carper, Del., the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, questioned in a statement why Pruitt would rely on noncommercial aircraft to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator T
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator Thomas Carper, Del., the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, questioned in a statement why Pruitt would rely on noncommercial aircraft to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt took charter, military flights that cost taxpayers more than $58,000that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator T
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
that is an option, he has also flown on multiple occasions in coach. Senator Thomas Carper, Del., the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, questioned in a statement why Pruitt would rely on noncommercial aircraft to... Read more
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The Hill
Trump may waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico reliefleadership at the Mine Safety & Health Administration is non-negotiable.” EPA,
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
leadership at the Mine Safety & Health Administration is non-negotiable.” EPA, NRC NOMINEES’ HEARING RESCHEDULED: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has rescheduled its postponed hearing on five nominees, four for the EPA and... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Threats Mount Against Chesapeake Bay Conservation Effortsinto the bay. In response to the Goodlatte amendment, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
into the bay. In response to the Goodlatte amendment, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, a Democrat and senior member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said: "A healthy bay means a healthy economy for the entire Chesapeake Bay... Read more

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