Congress Back in Action…Sort Of

Washington Update Welcome back to session!  Both the House and the Senate will be back in action this week.  Almost all of the focus will be on the conflict in Syria and consideration of a joint resolution authorizing the President to use force.  The debate over Syria has created a number of strange bedfellows, but… More »

ENGOs Fight Arctic Development While BSEE Considers Offshore Fracking Activities

HBW Resources: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway that could affect the development of offshore oil and gas resources. Following Court Ruling, ENGOs Say Arctic Is “No Place To Drill” Environment News Service wrote about the recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline (D. Alaska) that found the federal government… More »

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 »

Forsgren Environmental Report

Forsgren Environmental Report Friday, July 26th, 2013 1.  Transportation Spending Bill ready for floor consideration in both Houses of Congress – Legislation funding the Department of Transportation may receive consideration simultaneously on the House and Senate floors this week.  H.R. 2610, the House’s FY14 Transportation-Housing appropriations bill, could come to the floor at any time on… More »