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
Outer Continental Shelf Governor’s Coalition Encourages Congress to Support Expanded Offshore American Energy Production Just like rising temperatures across America, gas prices are on the rise too and calls for lower energy prices are growing. This week, the Outer Continental Shelf Governor’s Coalition, comprised of Governors from Alaska, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia, and North Carolina, sent letters to their respective Congressional delegations calling for i...
July 19, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Seattle Times – Kyung M. Song: “Interior Secretary Jewell dives into pressing issues” Washington Examiner – Ron Arnold: “Showdown in the Arctic: Alaska challenges Obama” KOBI – Lyle Ahrens: “Klamath Tribes Defend Water Call Decision” National Journal – Amy Harder: “Harry Reid Blames Nevada Wildfires on Climate Change” Leader Journal OpEd – Rep. Jason Smith: “Words from Washington: Common Sense Prevails”
July 19, 2013
Yesterday, Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) spoke with Bloomberg TV about wildfire prevention and active forest management. Congressman Gosar district includes the area affected by the devastating Yarnell fire this summer. Earlier this month, the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations held a hearing on wildfires and forest management. Click here to learn more about that hearing and other actions the committee is taking to address the issue of wildfires and for...
July 18, 2013
What We Are Reading This Morning
The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Politico Pro Whiteboard – Talia Buford: “Hastings: We are running out of patience with Interior” UPI: “Hastings: Obama's energy polices 'off course'” The Hill – Ben Geman: “Senior House Republican threatens fresh Interior subpoenas” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Interior chief defends Obama’s plan to stiffen drilling rules” Wall Street Journal – Russell Gold: “Save a Chicken, Drill a Well” Associated Press – Bruce Smith: “Loggerhead designation cos...
July 18, 2013
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