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... I understand full well the difficulty of finding common ground on this issue," Carper, who is the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, said in the letter. "The one problem that both constituencies identify as a concern is RIN market manipulation. It's clear that market manipulation ...
"Shelby's promotion is all but assured in the seniority-focused Senate, and he has backup on Senate Appropriations from Florida Republican U.S. Sen. ... Shelby joined the Environment and Public Works Committee in 2017, which is the committee that authorizes projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as laid out ...

2 person at the EPA remains on hold, even though the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved Wheeler's nomination in February, albeit in a 11-10 party-line vote. An outspoken advocate for the coal industry, Wheeler has long questioned the mainstream consensus on climate change. anti-environment
In April, the senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a plan that, if enacted, would double ethanol production. "But ethanol fails to perform as promised. Its use appears to have no net positive air quality benefits; its production may entail other environmental costs such as soil ...
The more information, the better, right? Except when it's not. Like when it's just a tactic weaponized to obscure the truth. And now environmental science is about to be on the losing side of that strategy from the American Government. Case in point: The Environmental Protection Agency may release the ...
Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing on oversight of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will meet Thursday to discuss three bills related to water infrastructure ...
Pruitt was questioned about the decision during a Senate Environment and Public Works committee hearing in January. The grant was finally restored on March 2. Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce issued a letter to Pruitt Monday citing “serious concerns of impartiality of current ... US Senate
After a sometimes fiery hearing in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last week featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, a House panel will convene tomorrow to discuss President Trump's proposal. Chao will return as a witness at the House Transportation and Infrastructure ... US Senate
030118 Chao Infrastructure Permitting Testimony pic Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, in testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said the private sector is frequently deterred in investing in public infrastructure projects because of slow permitting. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen).
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday morning advanced the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, by a party-line 11-10 vote. It's the second time the committee approved Wheeler's nomination to be Administrator ...
These include a measure to exempt farms from needing to report air pollution emissions and a long-sought reprieve of requirements to obtain Clean Water Act permits to spray pesticides over water. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is holding a March 14 hearing on the measure.
Today, the FBI and the GSA presented a new plan to the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee: demolish the J. Edgar Hoover Building, a 1970s Brutalist structure designed by Charles F. Murphy and Associates, and rebuild another FBI HQ where it currently stands, while locating some ...
“Streamlining will allow needed projects to start quicker and finish faster for lower costs,” said Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee. “It shouldn't take a decade to permit a project that takes only months to build.” But the Trump administration wants Congress ...
“It's a big issue across farmland,” Duvall said to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. “We applaud the senators getting involved in trying to fix something that is wrong.” The committee hearing was on the broad topic of how regulations affect agriculture. Many of the questions and comments ...
After Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao called Gateway “an absolute priority” in testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last May, the department withdrew from the board overseeing the project, Democrats said. Schumer and Senate colleagues from New York and New ...
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, led by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), will hold a hearing Wednesday advancing its goals of repealing the Endangered Species Act and gutting the Clean Water Act. The hearing will highlight testimony from industrial-scale agribusinesses and preview environmental ...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican senators used their majority to advance President Donald Trump's nomination of a former coal-industry lobbyist to serve as ... The Environment and Public Works Committee voted along party lines 11-10 on Wednesday to send the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to the full ...
EPA. Pick for deputy administrator squeaks through committee. Hannah Northey, E&E News reporter. Published: Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 11-10 along party lines today to send Andrew Wheeler, President Trump's pick for U.S. EPA deputy administrator, ...
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday morning advanced the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, by a party-line 11-10 vote. It's the second time the committee approved Wheeler's nomination to be Administrator ...
On Saturday, the White House announced plans to pull Hartnett-White's nomination amid waning Republican support. But on Wednesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 11 to 10 along party lines to advance Wheeler's nomination, putting him one step from the EPA's No. 2 job.
Earlier today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt answered questions posed to him by members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The hearing was Pruitt's first before a Senate committee (and his second before Congress). It comes after an eventful year for ...
Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman will testify tomorrow before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) in a hearing titled America's Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges.
Trump is now required to re-nominate her, forcing Hartnett-White to start the process over, including a new vote before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The panel narrowly voted along party lines on Nov. 29 to advance her to the full Senate despite a bruising hearing at which she ...
Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, has said that Smith is an “outstanding choice” to serve on the board of the nation's largest public utility. Alexander introduced Smith at his confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in November, the press release said.
the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said he would object to any attempt by GOP leaders to allow Hartnett White's nomination to extend into 2018. Without unanimous consent to extend the nomination, Trump may have to re-nominate her, requiring her to start from ...
White, the former chair of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), said during her nomination hearing last month before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, “I would never, ever tell staff to under report health hazards. That's the only statement I wanted to make.”.
McCain, who oversees the Pentagon on the Armed Services Committee, temporarily handed over the gavel this week to Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who ran hearings on Middle East security issues. Inhofe, 83, is normally chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee. Some senators get angry ...
Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee said Tuesday that it appears Kathleen Hartnett White, nominated for the top White House environmental post, plagiarized some answers to their written questions. In at least 18 instances, the senators say, White's responses to questions ...
The chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Monday demanded U.S nuclear regulators explain how a Russian-owned mining company was able to ship American uranium outside the country using a third-party export license. Sen. John Barrasso John Anthony ...
The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held the hearing on the nomination of R.D. James to be assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works on Dec. 6. Ranking member Sen. Tom Carper submitted the opening statement. “Mr. Chairman, before we begin, I just want to take a moment to ...
“I think this needs to be addressed for the benefit of the country,” R.D. James, the White House nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said during a hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on Wednesday. Congress authorized federal funding for a ...
His second oversight hearing will be in the Senate at the end of January. He appeared once before the House and Senate appropriations committees to defend Trump's EPA budget cuts and another time for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, is asking the U.S. EPA to complete studies assessing the impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard on air, water and land quality. On Dec. 1, Barrasso sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt outlining his ...
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday advanced one of President Trump's environmental nominees who has been criticized for her disbelief in the science behind climate change and other issues. Senators voted 11-10 to send the nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White to ...
Senate Democrats have pilloried Trump's pick, citing Dourson's record of ... the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, ...
Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works ... cleared the Environment and Public Works Committee last month on a party-line vote.
Later Wednesday, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced a Jan. 31 hearing featuring Pruitt. The announcements ...
Her performance in front of senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee yesterday did nothing to allay concerns about her ...
Also appearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on Wednesday was Andrew Wheeler, Trump's nominee to serve ...
The Senate confirmed a man who has represented oil, gas, and chemical ... on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, led by ...
In her nomination hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Carper, the ranking member on the panel, stated, ...
WASHINGTON — A Senate hearing on nominees for two top .... who is chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, ...
Updated Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. with comments by senators in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. WASHINGTON ...
“We've done the wrong thing,” said Sen. Thomas Carper, the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Committee on Environment and Public Works, ...
... hadn't cleared the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The committee has scheduled a vote on Dourson for tomorrow morning ...
SENATE PANEL TO VOTE ON EPA NOMINEES AFTER DELAY ... MANDATE: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will move ...
Senators had considered adding additional money to the House bill, but ... a Wednesday vote in the Environment and Public Works Committee.
GOP senators propose wildfire management bill ... The Environment and Public Works Committee is holding a hearing on the legislation on ...
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) has rescheduled its Committee Business Meeting to vote on nominees to ...


 

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