This Week: #Senate Takes Up #Energy Efficiency & #KeystoneXL Legislation While House Limits Regulatory Authority of Gov’t

Monday in Washington Do Nothing Congress…Not So Fast This is the last week of business on Capitol Hill before Congress goes on its annual month-long August recess.  Apparently concerned about the “do nothing” label of this Congress, the House intend to pass a large number of bills this week before adjourning.  House leadership intends to… 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 »


National Ocean Policy, ESA, & Changes Ahead for BSEE: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report

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.  With numerous legislative bodies now in session, HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that responsible policies based on sound science are advanced. ENGO Files Petition To… 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 »