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Gazprom Talks Gas Supply Ideas with China

A delegation from Russia’s Gazprom visited China Wednesday and talked up the prospects for delivering Russian gas via a pipeline currently in development to the People’s Republic.

March 15, 2013

Utah Governor Seeks Federal Land Turnover in 2014

Surrounded by members of the state’s congressional delegation, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday signed legislation (HB 148) that seeks to have the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turn over to the state the public lands it manages. The expectation is that this is the opening shot in what will become a legal war between several western states and the federal government.

March 26, 2012

Utah Governor Seeks Federal Land Turnover in 2014

Surrounded by members of the state’s congressional delegation, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday signed legislation (HB 148) that seeks to have the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turn over to the state the public lands it manages. The expectation is that this is the opening shot in what may become a legal war between several western states and the federal government.

March 26, 2012

Colorado Counties Line Up Against Hydrofracing Legislation

Nine counties in Colorado have lined up against Democratic legislation — co-sponsored by a member of the state’s congressional delegation — that would put regulation of a drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) in the hands of the federal government.

November 16, 2009

Colorado Counties Line Up Against House Hydrofracing Bill

Nine counties in Colorado have lined up against Democratic legislation — co-sponsored by a member of the state’s congressional delegation — that would put regulation of a drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) in the hands of the federal government.

November 12, 2009

Controversial Broadwater Project Approved by FERC

Bowing in part to pressure from Connecticut’s governor, attorney general, other state officials and congressional delegation, FERC last Thursday imposed more than 80 environmental, security and safety conditions in its order approving Broadwater Energy LLC’s controversial floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and associated pipeline to be located in Long Island Sound.

March 24, 2008

Controversial Broadwater Project Approved by FERC

Bowing in part to pressure from Connecticut’s governor, attorney general, other state officials and congressional delegation, FERC on Thursday imposed more than 80 environmental, security and safety conditions in its order approving Broadwater Energy LLC’s controversial floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and associated pipeline to be located in Long Island Sound.

March 24, 2008

MD Lawmakers Seek More Time to Make Case Against Sparrows Point Project

Members of the Maryland congressional delegation have called on FERC to extend the public comment period for the proposed Sparrows Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Baltimore County, MD.

February 5, 2007

New CA Congressman Brings Alternative Energy Background

The only new face unseating an incumbent in California’s 53-member Congressional delegation turned out to be an alternative energy entrepreneur with a doctorate in mathematics. Rep.-elect Jerry McNerney, a wind energy specialist, unseated seven-term Rep. Richard Pombo from the state’s 11th District in the San Francisco Bay Area. Pombo was chairman of the House Resources Committee. Environmental groups have taken credit for defeating Pombo whom they accuse of trying to roll-back various environmental protections in California and elsewhere.

November 15, 2006

WY Delegation Says Ruling on Pipe ROE Sends ‘Discouraging Message’

Three members of Wyoming’s congressional delegation have expressed concern with a FERC administrative law judge’s (ALJ) initial decision that recommends a significantly lower return on equity (ROE) for a Wyoming-to-California pipeline, Kern River Gas Transmission.

June 8, 2006
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