Friday, January 30, 2015

Senate Approves, S.1, Keystone XL Pipeline Act 62-36

<> Senate Approves, S.1, Keystone XL Pipeline Act 62-36 - 8 Democrats join Republicans to pass bill – here's the roll call

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Senate set for Thursday Keystone vote

<> Senate set for Thursday Keystone vote - The GOP still lacks the votes to override an imminent veto of its Keystone plan, and House leaders are undecided on whether to take a vote on the Senate version of the bill or to pursue the first bicameral conference talks of the new Congress.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Case Update: Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency

<> Case Update: Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency - In the U.S. Supreme Court, Docket No. 14-46. - Issue: Whether U.S. EPA unreasonably refused to consider costs in determining whether it is appropriate to regulate hazardous air pollutants emitted by electric utilities.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Keystone Vote Fails in Senate

<> Keystone Vote Fails in Senate A key vote to advance legislation green-lighting the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline failed 53-39 in the Senate on Monday; A second attempt at advancing pro-KXL legislation also failed by 53-39 after the initial vote.

Monday, January 26, 2015

President Obama Calls on Congress to Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness

<> President Obama Calls on Congress to Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness - President Obama announced plans to ask Congress to designate core areas of 
Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), known as "The Sacred Place Where Life Begins" to Alaska Native communities, as wilderness -- the majority of which is not protected as wilderness