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Senate Needs to Act on Energy; House Reviews Stay of Clean Power Plan; Prospects for Offshore Oil and Gas

Legislative Action Comprehensive Energy Legislation To begin the process of reconciling the House and Senate energy bills, the House has voted to go to conference and has appointed its conferees, which will include 24 Republicans and 16 Democrats. However, the Senate has yet to do the same. Work continues in the Senate to clear potential … Continue Reading

Environment and Natural Resources

Executive Branch Activity U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have announced an unprecedented effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The target for the United States is to cut its GHG emissions by 26-28 percent below year-2005 levels by 2025. China is expected to increase its share of … Continue Reading

House Energy and Commerce Committee White Paper on implementation issues with the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Released

Legislative Activity RFS A House Energy and Commerce Committee White Paper on implementation issues with the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) was released last week. Comments on RFS-related issues are due by July 26. This Week’s Hearings: Tuesday, July 16: The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will explore how the domestic oil boom is affecting … Continue Reading
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