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Upton weighs plan of attack against EPA climate rules

Incoming House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) is weighing how to attack EPA climate change rules as the committee prepares for meetings this month.Upton told reporters Wednesday that he plans to fill out GOP subcommittee ro…  More »

Upton weighs plan of attack against EPA climate rules

Incoming House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) is weighing how to attack EPA climate change rules as the committee prepares for meetings this month.Upton told reporters Wednesday that he plans to fill out GOP subcommittee ro…  More »

Green lawyer: Interior policy might not free drillers from environmental review

An attorney with a major environmental group believes oil companies might not be able to take advantage of the Obama administration’s plan to allow some deepwater drilling projects to resume without new federal environmental studies.The Interior Depa…  More »

Obama signs two energy/environment bills into law

President Obama on Tuesday night signed into law two bills that E2 readers might care about.The first, the Shark Conservation Act, closes a number of loopholes in the United States’ current ban on shark finning. Shark finning, in which shark fins are…  More »

News bites: Pace of mine-safety probe faulted, a conservative scientist who fears climate change, oil prices threaten the economy, and more

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its probe of last year’s fatal blast at a West Virginia coal mine.“Mine-safety officials are coming under increasing fire for failing to provide status reports on their investigation into the accide…  More »

Upton eyes hearings on Interior’s offshore drilling reversal

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said Tuesday he may hold hearings on the Interior Department’s five-year offshore oil-and-gas drilling plan that critics call too restrictive.Interior announce…  More »

Upton eyes hearings on Interior’s offshore drilling reversal

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said Tuesday he might hold hearings on the Interior Department’s five-year offshore oil-and-gas drilling plan that critics call too restrictive.Interior announ…  More »

Upton eyes hearings on Interior’s offshore drilling reversal

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said Tuesday he might hold hearings on the Interior Department’s five-year offshore oil-and-gas drilling plan that critics call too restrictive.Interior announ…  More »

Incoming Energy chairman Upton shows up at oil industry event

Spotted at an American Petroleum Institute event Tuesday previewing the oil industry’s agenda for 2011 was Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.Upton is planning this year to aggressively challenge…  More »

Incoming Energy chairman Upton shows up at oil industry event

Spotted at an American Petroleum Institute event Tuesday previewing the oil industry’s agenda for 2011 was Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.Upton is planning this year to aggressively challenge…  More »

Incoming Energy chairman Upton shows up at oil industry event

Spotted at an American Petroleum Institute event Tuesday previewing the oil industry’s agenda for 2011 was Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.Upton is planning this year to aggressively challenge…  More »

Incoming Energy chairman Upton shows up at oil industry event

Spotted at an American Petroleum Institute event Tuesday previewing the oil industry’s agenda for 2011 was Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.Upton is planning this year to aggressively challenge…  More »

News bites: Mining industry pushing back against new rules, BP’s stock goes up and more

As the Obama administration works to get tough on mining safety, the industry is pushing back.“With memories of the nation’s worst coal mining accident still fresh – 29 miners died at the Upper Big Branch site in West Virginia in April – the administ…  More »

News bites: Mining industry pushing back against new rules, BP’s stock goes up and more

As the Obama administration works to get tough on mining safety, the industry is pushing back.“With memories of the nation’s worst coal mining accident still fresh – 29 miners died at the Upper Big Branch site in West Virginia in April – the administ…  More »

News bites: Mining industry pushing back against new rules, BP’s stock goes up and more

As the Obama administration works to get tough on mining safety, the industry is pushing back.“With memories of the nation’s worst coal mining accident still fresh – 29 miners died at the Upper Big Branch site in West Virginia in April – the administ…  More »
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