Benefits of Fracking to the Environment & Worldwide Economies Touted As Anti-Development Activists Share Dreamy Vision of an Energy Free World

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report Below is a summary prepared by Bo Ollison, HBW Resources’ Senior Director of Policy, 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.  HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that… More »

Big Week for Energy in the House: #Oil #Shale, #NPR-A, #Pipelines, & #Fracking on the Floor

Washington Energy and Politics Update: Both the House and the Senate will be in session this week.  The Senate will be considering the nomination U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkens to the U.S. Court of Appeals; H.R. 3204, a bill enhancing federal oversight of U.S. drug compounding facilities; and S. 1197, the FY 2014 Defense Authorization… More »

#Keystone XL & #Climate Issues Take Center Stage While #Congress Debates #Energy Efficiency

HBW Energy and Politics Update Today in Washington:  Both the House and the Senate will be in session this week.  The House was not able to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of the year last week, but it is expected to make another attempt this week.  The House is… 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 »