• ICYMI: Congressman Tipton Discusses Wildfire Amendment with KOA
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    Jun 20, 2013 -
    This morning, Congressman Tipton (CO-5) discussed his amendment to the FARRM bill with KOA news out of Denver, Colorado.This amendment hat would help states fight devastating wildfires by providing the Forest Service with a large air tanker and an aerial asset lease program to assist with fighting wildfires. This amend... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 20, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Wall Street Journal – Jared A. Favole: “Inspector-General Vacancies at Agencies are Criticized” Politico OpEd – Michael Turner: “America's looming helium disaster” Roll Call blog – Niels Lesniewski: “Senators Find Money in … Helium?” Oregon Public Radio – David Nogueras: “Fo... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 19, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: National Journal – Matt Vasilogambros: “Can Natural Gas Really Deliver American Energy Independence?” Associated Press: “Fed: fracking study won’t be done until 2016” Associated Press: “Feds to help with tribal land buyback program” Indian Country Today – Rob Capriccioso: “... More
  • Imitating Our Friends Down Under
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    Jun 18, 2013 -
    They say that imitation is the best form of flattery, but what happens when it’s not imitation? What happens when your close friend and ally is taking bold steps ahead while you’re being arbitrarily held back? Look no further than what’s happening with America’s friend and ally Australia. Just this week, the Australian... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 18, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Alaska Dispatch – Carey Restino: “Murkowski: hard to get Washington interested in Arctic issues” Fuel Fix – Harry Weber: “As U.S. production soars, oil companies eye far horizons” Associated Press: “Colleges plan training for gas drilling jobs” Associated Press: “Illinois go... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 17, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: CQ – Anna McGeehan and Tait Militana: “House Panel Advances Bill to Boost Offshore Drilling, Oil and Gas Leases” Tri-City Herald – Geoff Folsom: “House approves amendment to create Manhattan Project National Historic Park” Las Vegas Review Journal – Alan Snel: “House leader... More
  • Wildfires Breakout In Colorado
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    Jun 13, 2013 -
    This week, Colorado is tragically experiencing the most destructive wildfires in state history. Three major wildfires in Colorado are scorching thousands of acres, forcing tens of thousands to evacuate, and have destroyed hundreds of homes. In addition to the fires in Colorado, wildfires are currently burning in New Me... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 13, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: UPI: “Rep. Hastings calls for pro-energy bill passage in House” Platts – Brian Scheid: “US House committee passes three oil and gas bills” Southeast Missourian – Erin Ragan: “Jason Smith to serve on House Natural Resources and Judiciary committees” Washington Examiner – Eric... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 12, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Tri-City Herald – Geoff Folsom: “U.S. House passes Rattlesnake Mountain access bill” Washington Times – Patrice Hill: “U.S. gains global competition as shale energy revolution heats up” The Hill – Julian Hattem: “Wildlife agency proposes endangered listing for chimps” Assoc... More
  • Chairman Hastings: Natural Resources Committee Will Soon Begin Consideration of Several Wilderness Proposals
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    Jun 11, 2013 -
    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings on the House floor today announced that the Committee next month will begin consideration of several proposals to designate new wilderness. Full statement: “While we are discussing public lands legislation, I would also like to inform the House that the Committee ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 11, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Alaska Public Radio – Ed Schoenfeld: “Sealaska Land Bill Scheduled For Congressional Markup” The Hill – Zack Colman: “Energy agency: US oil-and-gas reserves up 35 percent, thanks to shale boom” Arizona Republic – Brandon Loomis: “Mexican gray wolves may get more area to live... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 10, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Oil and Gas Journal – Nick Snow: “Witnesses describe benefits from expanding OCS activity” Washington Post – Lenny Berstein: “Gray wolf to lose endangered species protection as numbers rise” Wall Street Journal OpEd – Chuck Leavell: “Why U.S. Wood Can—and Should—Power Europe... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 7, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: E&E – Nick Juliano: “House Republicans continue push for offshore drilling” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Feds give industry, environmentalists more time to study drilling rule” Associated Press: “Tribe seeks to expand shale-oil drilling” Cronkite News – Evan Bell: “Gosar,... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    Jun 6, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Offshore drilling proponents launch new push on Capitol Hill” Oil and Gas Journal – Paula Dittrick: “API cites growing support for opening areas to offshore drilling” Cape Cod Times – Mary Ann Bragg: “NOAA to make reduced ship speeds permanen... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 31, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Zack Colman: “Senior House GOP lawmaker revives offshore drilling bill” Fuel Fix – Jennifer Hiller: “Texas leads nation in drilling activity – by a lot” Bloomberg: “California lawmakers turn down moratorium on fracking” New York Times –Jess Bidgood: “Massachusetts... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 30, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Politico Pro white board – Andrew Restuccia: “Hastings calls on Interior to preserve documents for probe” E&E – Phil Taylor: “Interior to launch energy safety institute” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Feds launch new offshore safety institute” Wall Street Journal OpEd– Tho... More
  • What's Behind the Gibson Guitar Raids
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    May 30, 2013 -
    Yesterday, the CEO of Gibson Guitar Company, Henry Juszkiewicz, joined Fox and Friends on the Fox News Channel to explain the motivation behind the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s two raids on Gibson Guitar Company. In one raid on August 24, 2011, federal agents with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the Department of Homelan... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 29, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Zack Colman: “Rep. Hastings to Interior: Don't destroy documents” Fox News video – Fox and Friends: “Gibson Guitar CEO on Fox & Friends Explains Fish & Wildlife Service Raid” The Hill – Ben Geman: “Interior faces pressure to slow down fracking rule” Seattle Times ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 23, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Republicans aim to overturn Obama’s plan for Alaskan oil” Associated Press – Matthew Daly: “House passes GOP bill to speed pipeline approval” Washington Post – Darryl Fears: “Frog, toad and salamander populations plummeting, U.S. survey finds”... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 22, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: The Hill – Ben Geman: “Lawmakers press Interior to slow down on fracking rules” Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Unlikely alliance: Political foes plea for more time on fracturing rule” The Hill – Zack Colman: “White House threatens veto of Keystone bill” Fuel Fix – David R.... More
  • ICYMI: AAA sees gas prices rising into Memorial Day weekend
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    May 21, 2013 -
    AAA sees gas prices rising into Memorial Day weekend By Talia Buford 5/21/2013 The seasonal Memorial Day rise in gasoline prices is likely to bump up the cost of filling up the car this weekend, but much of the pain will hit motorists in the Midwest and on the West Coast, where a confluence of factors is leading to al... More
  • VIDEO: View from the Top of the Washington Monument
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    May 21, 2013 -
    Last week, the National Park Service (NPS) finished the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument. The Washington Monument has been closed since being damaged in an Earthquake on August 23, 2011. This video released by the NPS shows a first person perspective from the top of the monument. More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 21, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Wall Street Journal – Kim Murphy: “Alaska governor launches bid to measure oil in Arctic refuge” Joplin Globe – Andy Ostmeyer: “Federal agency proposes adding two Missouri mussels to endangered species list” Washington Examiner editorial: “Do 'Right by Ike' with scaled-down ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 20, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: CQ – Anna McGeehan: “Panel Passes Bills on Rare Earth, Critical Minerals” Associated Press: “U.S. Gas Prices Up 11 Cents Over Past 2 Weeks” US News and World Report – Elizabeth Flock: “Commission for Unbuilt Ike Memorial Wants Another $51 Million From Taxpayers” Washington ... More
  • Breakfast Links
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    May 17, 2013 -
    The Natural Resources Morning News Round-up: Fuel Fix – Jennifer A. Dlouhy: “Feds make concessions to oil industry in new hydraulic fracturing rule” Examiner – Charles Pekow: “Committee approves two bills to help national wildlife refuge system” Washington Post – Steven Mufson: “Obama administration issues draft frack... More
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