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Little Need for Trump's Coal, Nuclear Bailout, FERC Tells Senate

None of the five commissioners appointed to FERC believe the kind of emergency exists that would warrant a federal directive typically reserved for wartime and severe grid impairments to bail out faltering coal and nuclear plants. The commissioners’ views emerged during an oversight hearing Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Read More

Senate Committee Holds Marathon Hearing on ANWR Drilling

Tasked with finding ways to save at least $1 billion over the next decade, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a marathon hearing Thursday to discuss the controversial idea of opening a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska to oil and natural gas drilling. Read More

Senate Energy Policy Reform Bill Revived, Fast-Tracked

A sweeping piece of bipartisan energy and natural resources legislation that covers everything from opening more federal lands to sportsmen and better protecting the nation's pipeline infrastructure from cyber security threats was revived this week and put on the fast-track for consideration before the full Senate. Read More