What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Associated Press – Matthew Daly: “Report: Wildlife agency ignored whistle-blowers” Tri-City Herald – Geoff Folsom: “Franklin County farmer testifies in Washington, D.C., to protect bladderpod” Capital Press – Tim Hearden: “Hastings bill aims to improve forest management, prevent wildfires” The World – Thomas Moriarty: “Timber bill moves ahead in U.S. House” HydroWorld: “U.S. House committee approves additional small conduit hydro development bill” Gre...
August 02, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “House panel votes to block Interior’s ‘fracking’ rule” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “GOP advances bill to block federal fracturing rules” Durango Herald – Joe Hanel: “Tipton’s healthy-forest bill makes it through House panel” Missoulian – Rob Chaney: “Daines amendments focus on forest fires, mismanagement” Pueblo Chieftain – Chris Woodka: “Forest health bill moves in House” Washington Examiner – Michael Conger: “House investig...
August 01, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “Obama taps Interior official for deputy secretary post” Associated Press: “Feds to lease mineral rights in Ohio forest” Associated Press: “3 Native American tribes seek funding for satellite voter registration, early voting stations” Associated Press: Heather Hollingsworth: “Criticism of Blueway program persists after Interior Dept. rescinds White River's designation” KSMU – Jennifer Davidson: “Crowd Packs Field Hearing on 'Blu...
July 31, 2013
President Obama’s low-ball estimate for Keystone XL jobs By Glenn Kessler 7/30/2013 “My hope would be that any reporter who is looking at the facts would take the time to confirm that the most realistic estimates are this might create maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline — which might take a year or two — and then after that we’re talking about somewhere between 50 and 100 [chuckles] jobs in a economy of 150 million working people.” — President Obama, interview with The New ...
July 30, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Flores: Fracturing rules would give feds a foot in the door” Washington Times – Ben Wolfgang and Dave Boyer: “Keystone pipeline supporters slam Obama’s skeptical comments on economic impact” Fuel Fix – Emily Pickrell: “Texas will continue to lead US oil boom” Cortez Journal – Jim Mimiaga: “Gunnison sage grouse decision postponed” Indian Country Today – Adrian Jawort: “$1.9 Billion Dispute: Tribal Leaders Fuming Over Cob...
July 30, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “GOP lawmaker warns Interior’s fracking rule could lead to cascade of new regs” Oregonian – Scott Learn: “Interior Department extends Chetco River gold mining withdrawal for five years” The Hill – Ben Geman: “Obama criticizes pro-Keystone pipeline jobs, gas price claims” New York Times – Norimitsu Onishi: “A Plan to Save Yosemite by Curbing Its Visitors” Washington Post – Darryl Fears: “U.S., groups working to open more public ac...
July 29, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Durango Herald – Joe Hanel: “Energy bill clears House committee” Cronkite News – Evan Bell: “House committee OKs bill to block planned casino in Glendale” Daily Caller – Michael Bastasch: “Study: Feds underestimated how many birds get killed by wind turbines” Associated Press – John Flesher: “Feds update plan to protect Great Lakes from carp” Tahlequah Daily Press: “Deputy chief testifies before Congress” Wall Street Journal – Erica E. Phillips: ...
July 25, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “Interior Department slams Senate energy revenue-sharing bill” Roll Call – Ambreen Ali: “Alaska Governor Pursues New Strategy in Push to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling” Associated Press: “Kansas regulators considering new fracking rules” Courthouse News Service – Tim Hull: “Sea Lion Concerns Justify Alaska Fishing Limits” Associated Press – Justin Juozapavicius: “Cherokees seeking injunction against rival tribe”
July 24, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Zack Colman: “House GOP lawmaker presses Obama administration for ocean plan docs” Fuel Fix – Zain Shauk: “New oil platforms rise high to reach deep” Marine Link: “NOIA Miffed Secretary Jewell Not Familiar with Ocean Policy” Courthouse News Service – Julia Filip: “Quarrel Over Fees in $3 Billion Cobell Case” Washington Post – Andrew Noble: “Crews to begin removal of controversial quote from King memorial” Wyoming Star Tirbune OpEd – Rep Cy...
July 22, 2013
Keystone XL pipeline is a proven job-creator and vital to America’s energy future.
In a new poll by United Technologies/National Journal, 67% of respondents support building the Keystone XL pipeline to carry Canadian oil to refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast. This most recent poll also shows that even 56% of Democrats support the project. The Keystone XL Pipeline has been tied up in red tape by the Obama Administration for nearly five years. Over 1,700 days ago, the application to build this energy project was submitted to the U.S. State Department and for over 1,700 days the ...
July 19, 2013
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