BLM to Prepare ANWR EIS for Potential Oil, Natural Gas Development

Kicking off what is expected to be a long and arduous process, the Department of Interior's (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Friday launched a comment period and said it plans to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to support future oil and natural gas leasing within a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Read More

As FERC Review of NatGas Pipeline Policy Nears, House Lawmakers Divided Over Priorities

Two days before FERC holds an open meeting to discuss reviewing its policy for evaluating the need for natural gas pipelines, House lawmakers gave very disparate views on how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should proceed -- with some calling for faster permitting and others a more transparent process to appease landowners. Read More