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... I understand full well the difficulty of finding common ground on this issue,” Carper, who is the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, said in the letter. “The one problem that both constituencies identify as a concern is RIN market manipulation. It's clear that market manipulation in ...
“Shelby's promotion is all but assured in the seniority-focused Senate, and he has backup on Senate Appropriations from Florida Republican U.S. Sen. ... Shelby joined the Environment and Public Works Committee in 2017, which is the committee that authorizes projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as laid out by ...

2 person at the EPA remains on hold, even though the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved Wheeler's nomination in February, albeit in a 11-10 party-line vote. An outspoken advocate for the coal industry, Wheeler has long questioned the mainstream consensus on climate change.
In April, the senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a plan that, if enacted, would double ethanol production. “But ethanol fails to perform as promised. Its use appears to have no net positive air quality benefits; its production may entail other environmental costs such as soil degradation; ...
The more information, the better, right? Except when it's not. Like when it's just a tactic weaponized to obscure the truth. And now environmental science is about to be on the losing side of that strategy from the American Government. Case in point: The Environmental Protection Agency may release the raw ...

Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will meet Thursday to discuss three bills related to water infrastructure and ...
Pruitt was questioned about the decision during a Senate Environment and Public Works committee hearing in January. The grant was finally restored on March 2. Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce issued a letter to Pruitt Monday citing “serious concerns of impartiality of current ...

After a sometimes fiery hearing in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last week featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, a House panel will convene tomorrow to discuss President Trump's proposal. Chao will return as a witness at the House Transportation and Infrastructure ...
030118 Chao Infrastructure Permitting Testimony pic Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, in testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said the private sector is frequently deterred in investing in public infrastructure projects because of slow permitting. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen).
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday morning advanced the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, by a party-line 11-10 vote. It's the second time the committee approved Wheeler's nomination to be Administrator ...
These include a measure to exempt farms from needing to report air pollution emissions and a long-sought reprieve of requirements to obtain Clean Water Act permits to spray pesticides over water. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is holding a March 14 hearing on the measure.
Today, the FBI and the GSA presented a new plan to the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee: demolish the J. Edgar Hoover Building, a 1970s Brutalist structure designed by Charles F. Murphy and Associates, and rebuild another FBI HQ where it currently stands, while locating some ...
“Streamlining will allow needed projects to start quicker and finish faster for lower costs,” said Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee. “It shouldn't take a decade to permit a project that takes only months to build.” But the Trump administration wants Congress ...


 

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