• Breakfast Links
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    Jul 31, 2013 -
    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:... More
  • ICYMI: President Obama’s low-ball estimate for Keystone XL jobs
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    Jul 30, 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 o... More
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    Jul 30, 2013 -
    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 l... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 29, 2013 -
    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,... More
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    Jul 25, 2013 -
    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... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 24, 2013 -
    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... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 22, 2013 -
    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:... More
  • Strong Majority of Americans Support Keystone Pipeline
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    Jul 19, 2013 -
    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 O... More
  • Outer Continental Shelf Governor’s Coalition Encourages Congress to Support Expanded Offshore American Energy Production
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    Jul 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 G... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 19, 2013 -
    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 Rei... More
  • ICYMI: Congressman Gosar Talks Wildfires with Bloomberg TV
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    Jul 18, 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 Regulation... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 18, 2013 -
    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 ... More
  • Gas Price Surge Underscores Need for Increased Energy Independence
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    Jul 16, 2013 -
    In the past week, gas prices have surged upwards of 14 cents across the country to a national average of $3.61 per gallon. Analysts, including Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com, point out that rising tensions in Egypt and the concern over disruption to oil production in the region have caused oil prices to spike here in t... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 16, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “Republicans press Interior on status of offshore drilling rule” Houston Chronicle – Zain Shauk: “Gasoline prices surge nationwide” The Hill – Jordy Yager: “Native American tribes’ lawsuit could decide who controls Senate in 2015” Aspen Public Radio – M... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 15, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Forum News Service – TJ Jerke: “Cramer leads congressmen on North Dakota energy tour” E&E – John McArdle: “Panel to examine GOP criticisms of Lacey Act provisions” Associated Press: “Study urges spending on coastal restoration” Associated Press – Brett Zongker: “Redesign of... More
  • War on coal? Absolutely…
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    Jul 12, 2013 -
    War on coal? Absolutely… Just this week, President Obama’s war on coal reared its ugly head. American Electric Power announced that it is closing its coal-fired power plant in Beverly, Ohio. This is on top of FirstEnergy’s announcement that it will close two coal fired power plants in Pennsylvania by October. Both comp... More
  • ICYMI – Protests Prompt Delay of Yosemite Overhaul Plan
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    Jul 12, 2013 -
    The National Park Service (NPS) is currently drafting a plan to determine the future of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. Earlier this week, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation heard from witnesses regarding this plan that could permanently remove several recreational amenities that... More
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    Jul 12, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Arizona Republic – Erin Kelly: “House panel: Fire-prevention funds needed” Wall Street Journal – Erica E. Phillips and Ann Zimmerman: “Controlling the Tinderbox Right Next Door” Associated Press: “More than 150 people faces charges as officials seize endangered tiger pelt, e... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 10, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Associated Press – Matt Volz: “House panel touts Powder River Basin development” The Hill – Ben Geman: “Interior's offshore drilling safety chief stepping down” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Alaska pushing new plan for ANWR oil research” KGOU – Kurt Gwartney: “Native Ameri... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 9, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Energy Guardian – Kevin Rogers: “House panel explores Powder River Basin, coal leasing” KTVQ: “U.S. House committee invites Crow Tribe chair to discuss production expansion” KFYO – Cole Shooter: “U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces extension for listing of lesser prair... More
  • ICYMI: Rep. Jeff Duncan Washington Times OP-ED: "A Step Toward American Energy Independence"
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    Jul 3, 2013 -
    OP-ED: A step toward American energy independence By. Rep Jeff Duncan Washington Times About seven years ago, I had the opportunity to tour Devil's Tower an offshore drilling platform 140 miles southeast of New Orleans. It was an enriching experience learning how technology and human ingenuity come together to safely ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 3, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Washington Times – Rep. Jeff Duncan: OP-ED “A Step Toward American Energy Independence” The Hill – Zack Colman: “Obama’s Energy Security Trust collecting dust” Wall Street Journal – Chip Cummins: “Rising U.S. Oil Output Gives Policy Makers More Options” Miami Herald – Susan ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 2, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Alaska Dispatch – Hannah Heimbuch: “Congress considers opening Bristol Bay to offshore leasing” Associated Press: “White House has coal country on the defensive” Associated Press – Jennifer Kay: “Fla. Keys Prepare for Sea Level Rise” Washington Times – Valerie Richardson: “D... More
  • ICYMI: Rep. Paul Gosar's Statement on the Yarnell Hill Fire and Memorial Service
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    Jul 1, 2013 -
    House Natural Resources Committee member Rep. Paul Gosar, (AZ-04) issued the following statement in response to the fast-moving Yarnell Hill Fire, in Yavapai County, that has claimed lives and destroyed homes and lead to one of the most deadly days in U.S. Firefighting history: “My heart weeps for those who lost their ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jul 1, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Wall Street Journal – Tennille Tracy: “U.S. House Votes to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “House moves to expand offshore drilling” Cronkite News – Xi Chen: “Interior Department gives OK for wind-power project in Mohave County” The Hill – Ben Go... More
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