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Topic - Natural Resources Committee
A Maine legislative panel has rejected a contentious proposal to overhaul the state's mining regulations.
A group of about two dozen retired U.S. Forest Service employees has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate and Natural Resources Committee decrying a proposed northern Idaho land exchange.
A South Dakota Senate panel Tuesday endorsed a plan aimed at ending years of legislative wrangling on nonresident waterfowl hunting by returning more control to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing.
He's the latest senior lawmaker from either party to announce a retirement, as House members elected as far back as the Watergate era have decided they've had enough of Washington.
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is moving to a new position in Congress, leading the powerful Senate committee that deals with energy policy and mineral leasing, a key panel for one of Louisiana's top industries.
Americans have discovered that Silicon Valley and much of the San Francisco Bay area literally dodged a bullet — or more precisely, 110 of them — last April.
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio has told a Senate hearing that he recognizes there's little hope of enacting a law that puts federal timberlands into a trust as the process to boost logging and timber county revenues in western Oregon.
A bill that would repeal Nebraska's mountain lion hunting season drew mixed response at a legislative hearing.
A U.S. House committee on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would lift longstanding restrictions on canoes, rafts and other "hand-propelled" vessels in rivers and streams in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
President Obama's nominee to a top energy post is hanging on by a thread after a poor performance last week at a confirmation hearing where he failed to win over key supporters and even appeared to have misled a Senate committee about his record of support for a coal-fired energy plant.
Two key senators said Wednesday they will vote against confirming Ron Binz to be chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, dealing what could be a fatal blow to President Obama's pick for the obscure but powerful panel.
President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asked top officials at BP oil company to lobby on his behalf, further expanding the list of lobbyists and former lobbyists Ron Binz has worked with as he's tried to win the chairmanship of the obscure but powerful panel, according to new emails released this week.
A prominent backer of a new group that claims to be a pro-coal voice in the Democratic Party has employed numerous staffers who have also worked for or been associated with environmentalist groups that vehemently oppose the use of coal.
A House committee issued subpoenas Tuesday demanding the Obama administration turn over documents Republicans say will show the backroom negotiations that led to President Obama's Gulf of Mexico drilling moratorium in 2010.
House Republicans voted Wednesday to authorize congressional subpoenas demanding the Obama administration turn over documents it has refused to turn over in two investigations, including one looking at the post-Gulf of Mexico drilling moratorium.