EPA’s McCarthy Makes Her Debut, Senate Considers NLRB Nominees, & Moniz Testifies

Tuesday in Washington The Final Push…Until September:  The House will be in session today and will begin consideration of H.R. 2610, the FY 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.  It will then move to consideration of a number of bills under suspension.  These include: H.R. 2094,the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine; H.R. 2754, the Collectible Coin… More »


HBW Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report 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… More »


House Cuts EPA Budget 34% & Explores RFS Reform While Senate Weighs Energy Revenue Sharing

Wednesday in Washington: Appropriations Bills Moving Along While Committees Weigh Additional Options for Cuts: The Senate will be taking up a compromise proposal authored by Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to reduce the interest rates charged on student loans.  The interest rates more than doubled at the beginning of July and… More »


Bluegrass State Benefits from Hydraulic Fracturing, DOI’s Jewell Relies on Oil Industry Background, & Germany Considers Its Shale Options

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report 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. States  State Legislative Update: Please see linked spreadsheet for an updated listing of state legislation dealing with hydraulic fracturing. Arizona The… More »