House Cuts Renewable Funding, Supports Yucca, and Tells Obama “No” on Ocean Zoning

Thursday in Washington: Progress/Work Continues…in the House The House completed its work and passed the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R. 2609) late last night.  The bill includes significant cuts to renewable energy programs, funding to support the approval of Yucca Mountain, and a provision prohibiting the implementation of the Administration’s National Ocean Policy’s… More »


Today in Washington: HBW Resources Daily Energy & Politics Update

Tuesday in Washington:  Congress Goes on Recess: After a virtual torrent of scandals and investigations, the House and the Senate will not be in session this week.   Before leaving town, the House passed H.R. 3, legislation expediting the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.  The House also passed llegislation allowing power plants… More »


HBW Resources Ollison Fracking Report

HBW Resources: Ollison Fracking Report http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1714be82d08a458dd7c357505&id=ccdf9711ff&e=f89ea1c843 Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway at the federal, state and international levels that could impact the use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas extraction.  With numerous state legislatures now in session, HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that responsible and feasible policies… More »


Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Both the House and Senate are in session today.  Senator Reid filed cloture on gun control legislation now before the Senate last night, setting up a potential vote and test of Republicans’ willingness to filibuster the measure by Thursday.  A compromise is rumored to be close between Senator Manchin and Senator Toomey… More »