Daily Archives: April 23, 2012

From Pa. and Across the Country, Newspaper Editorials Tout American Natural Gas

April 23, 2012 In the News, Newsroom
From Pa. and Across the Country, Newspaper Editorials Tout American Natural Gas

Job-Creating Marcellus Shale Continues to Fuel Economic Growth, Strengthen U.S. Competitiveness

Canonsburg, PA – Expanding America’s manufacturing base, creating good-paying jobs for returning veterans, developing supply […]

Warren picks up endorsement of another green group

Elizabeth Warren won the endorsement of the League of Conservation Voters Monday in her bid to unseat incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.).

The news, while not a surprise, officially aligns the environmental movement’s two biggest political campaign operations with Warren’s election bid. The Sierra Club, the green movement’s other political powerhouse, endorsed Warren earlier this month.

“LCV […]

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Vice President Biden talks Florida Everglades as Fla. Sen. Rubio campaigns with Romney

Vice President Biden delivered a speech on the Obama administration’s efforts to preserve the Florida Everglades while Mitt Romney campaigned with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

“The truth of the matter is people around the country, people know the Everglades,” Biden said. “But they have no comprehension of what an incredible national treasure it is. They have […]

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Grassley, Thune: Energy Department’s electric car loan caters to the 1 percent

Two Republican senators are bashing the Energy Department for using taxpayer funds to support production of a luxury electric car that costs six figures.

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and John Thune (R-S.D.) are the latest GOP lawmakers to raise questions about federal support for Fisker Automotive.

The company in 2010 won approval for up to $529 million […]

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: House panel to begin considering GOP energy bills

State of Play: The House Energy and Commerce Committee will begin considering two energy bills Tuesday aimed at expanding domestic oil-and-gas leasing and ensuring that federal environmental regulations don’t raise prices at the pump.

The bills are part of a broader GOP campaign to convince the public that Republicans are working to address high gasoline prices, […]

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News bites: ‘Dire predictions’ in Gulf didn’t come to pass, BP says

A BP executive, writing on the Gulf oil spill two years later in the Alabama Press-Register, said: “Many of the dire predictions for the Gulf, made in the days and weeks after the accident, have not turned out to be true.”

Climate change could affect corn prices, The New York Times reports.

PolitiFact examines advertisements run by […]

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The Week Ahead: Drilling, Everglades in focus

The week of April 23 will bring the next phase of House Republicans’ push to speed oil-and-gas drilling, high-level White House attention to Everglades restoration, and perhaps the next chapter in the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline. This week House and Senate leaders may name members who will take part in talks to craft compromise […]

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Romney rips Obama for imposing ‘onslaught’ of energy regulations

Mitt Romney on Monday accused President Obama of imposing an “onslaught” of regulations and restrictions on domestic energy production.

“Holding off on drilling in the Gulf, holding off on drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf, holding off on drilling in Alaska, trying to impose the federal government into ‘fracking’ regulations with regards to natural gas,” Romney […]

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