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House Panel Seeks Sage Grouse Documents from Interior

The House Natural Resources Committee sent a letter to the Interior Department Thursday expressing concern about the scientific integrity of and the imposition of what it said were arbitrary deadlines on a decision to potentially list the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)

March 11, 2013

Interior’s Response to Subpoena Called ‘Extremely Disappointing’

The Interior Department responded late Tuesday to the House Natural Resources Committee’s subpoena for documents related to the imposition of the May 2010 moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM). However, the House panel said the department’s reply was “noncompliant,” which came more than five hours after a noon deadline.

April 12, 2012

CFTC’s Gensler to Work with Congress on User Fees

The head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Wednesday indicated that he would support the imposition of user fees on traders of futures and swaps to help fund the agency, similar to the system used at FERC.

March 22, 2012

Study: Marcellus Severance Tax Would Clip Pennsylvania Economy

Barring the imposition of a severance tax, Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale basin will continue to be a hotbed of activity, pumping an estimated $14.17 billion into the state’s economy in 2010 and creating more than 98,000 jobs, while generating $800 million in state and local revenues (minus royalties), according to an economic study by Pennsylvania State University that was released Monday.

July 28, 2009

Market Warns FERC of Negative Fall-Out from Mandatory Price Reporting

The imposition of mandatory reporting of natural gas prices would cause producers and end-users to cut their fixed price trading, undermining liquidity and the price indexes that are relied on by 92% of the market, industry leaders told FERC Friday.

June 28, 2004

Market Warns FERC of Negative Fall-Out from Mandatory Price Reporting

The imposition of mandatory reporting of natural gas prices would cause producers and end-users to cut their fixed price trading, undermining liquidity and the price indexes that are relied on by 92% of the market, industry leaders told FERC Friday.

June 28, 2004