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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
President Obama on Wednesday challenged Congress to tackle tax reform in order to fund desperately needed infrastructure repair across the country, but even some fellow Democrats admit the new proposal stands little chance of becoming reality.
A co-founder of Greenpeace told a Senate panel on Tuesday that there is no scientific evidence to back claims that humans are the "dominant cause" of climate change.
Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee said their findings call into question the work of the EPA's inspector general, who in September issued a report clearing the EPA of wrongdoing in the email scandal.
A U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation to transfer property in Tishomingo County from the Tennessee Valley Authority to the state of Mississippi for economic development.
A U.S. Senate Committee has passed a bill authorizing hundreds of millions of dollars for environmental projects at Lake Tahoe.
No crystal ball is necessary to foretell what's in store for the country in the new year. The Obama administration has a scheme to regulate the air itself.
Top congressional Republicans sent a letter Thursday to Lisa P. Jackson asking her to justify an email she sent during her time as chief of the EPA in which she told a lobbyist to contact her using a private, personal email account rather than her government email — a move that appears to contravene open-records laws.
What happens in Las Vegas, despite what they say, does not always stay in Las Vegas. Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, has invited Democratic politicians and liberal activists to gather there Tuesday to sit still for sermons about global warming and to think big thoughts about clean energy.
Environmental Protection Agency officials lied when they said a top official used his private email only once for public business, a Republican senator said Friday as he released copies of several emails in which that official conducted business with the EPA's director and with outside groups.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering cough.
Congressional leaders have reached tentative deals that would prevent a doubling of student loan interest rates and revamp the nation's transportation programs, congressional officials said Wednesday. If completed, the compromises would resolve two vexing issues on which lawmakers face weekend deadlines for action.
Federal courts have a system to keep junk science out of courtrooms. It's time Congress adopts one, too.
March 2 should be a date that lives in infamy for the Obama Environmental Protection Agency.
The head of the Senate committee that oversees the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Thursday that allegations that the agency chairman was a bully were unfounded and unfairly maligned him.
In its quest for a "green" future, the Obama administration proposes to rely on wind power to generate 20 percent of U.S. electrical power by 2030. There are a number of problems with this proposal.