TSCA Reform, Moniz in the House, and Energy Tax Reform Priorities Up For Debate

Wednesday in Washington Recess One Day Closer… The House will be considering a large number of bills today on the floor.  These include: H.R. 2711, the Citizen Empowerment Act; H.R. 2579, the Government Employee Accountability Act; H.R. 1660, the Government Customer Service Act; H.R. 313, the Government Spending Accountability Act; H.R. 1541, the Common Sense in Compensation Act; H.R. 2565, the… More »


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 »


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 »