FrackNation film challenges fracking fables
Film debunks greenie message.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to resign from Obama’s cabinet
Salazar’s tenure was marked by numerous controversial actions at the agency.
GOP splits over pork funding in Sandy aid
Splitting up the spending into two bills gave fiscal conservatives cover to vote for what they called necessary spending.
$150M to zone ocean tucked in Sandy aid bill
Updated 6:45 p.m.: If approved by the House today, the money will go to a regional ocean partnership.
Tax breaks showered on dubious ‘green’ ventures
Tax breaks for alternative energy tucked in “fiscal cliff” law will cost $18 billion in lost government revenue. Most egregious: The wind tax credit.
Gerard: As goes North Dakota, so goes the nation
“If it is handled well, we can surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production by 2020,” said Jack N. Gerard, the API CEO, and a man many believed former Massachusetts governor W. Mitt Romney was considering to be his Energy Secretary.
Nation’s taxpayers still paying for owl flap, 22 years later
Republicans are planning to make 2013 the last year for federal funding by enacting legislation that would streamline environmental laws and identify ways to raise tax revenues locally through timber sales, grazing permits and more.
Virginia scores an important victory against the EPA
The pushback against the EPA was spearheaded by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who has probably earned the coveted designation of “arch” conservative from the media.
Massive emergency spending bill hits Capitol Hill speed bump
The temporary delay by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) angered lawmakers from both parties representing New York and New Jersey where the storm struck in October.
Senate Republicans trying to cut pork from Hurricane Sandy bill
Updated: “Hurricane Sandy did tremendous damage, and we must help the area recover. But, that doesn’t mean we should simply throw money at federal agencies for emergency spending if a viable alternative exists,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley.
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