The nuclear industry is upset with Obama's executive order boosting renewable energy intake.
Vehicles made in 2012 averaged 23.6 miles per gallon, EPA said.
A contractor allegedly did not disclose its ties to TransCanada.
New legislation would eliminate the ethanol portion of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.
Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) said that federal officials appear to be using “a lot of political science versus sound science” to justify their actions on endangered species.
The new White House adviser is a known opponent of the controversial pipeline.
Opposition to the U.S. ban on crude exports continues to steadily gain traction.
A draft version of a bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act will be released next week.
With Congress stuck in partisan gridlock, there’s little chance of significant legislative action on core environmental issues.
The oil giant is on track to spend $42 billion for 2013.