The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday.
The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm two of President Obama’s nominees to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
The Senate voted to advance two of President Obama's nominations to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that is was “shameful” that President Obama will replace Cheryl LaFleur as chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with a “less experienced” nominee.
Republican senators introduced legislation Thursday that would allow the U.S. export of natural gas to European allies.
Democrats and Republicans are upset over not being allowed to offer amendments.
The bipartisan measure aims to preserve federal lands for hunting, fishing and shooting.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called on President Obama to visit Coal Country to hear from miners who will be affected by a regulation aimed at reducing carbon emissions.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he hoped senators would put aside their differences on amendments and pass a bipartisan sportsmen’s bill this week.
The bill still easily moved forward in an 82-12 procedural vote.