Energy & Environment
New ethanol standards are due to be finalized by November.
VW Group of America CEO and President Michael Horn will testify next week.
The EPA will tighten the standard to 70 parts per billion.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund lapsed on Wednesday night.
The water pollution rules target toxic discharges from power plants.
Sen. Richard Burr hopes to get a 60-day extension of the fund through by Wednesday.
Dueling letters from the groups come before the rule is released this week.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote letters to VW and EPA officials.
Federal regulators announced new oil refinery regulations on Tuesday.
EPA officials said they expect their methane plan will cut down on emissions.
Todd Stern spoke on climate change on Monday.
Senators call for the Justice Department to bring down the hammer.
The country will decrease its emissions-to-GDP ratio by at least 33 percent.
GOP lawmakers promised a legislative response to the new ozone standards.
It cleared the Banking Committee in a 13-9 vote, but the White House opposes the effort.
The bill lost a lot of the Democratic support it once had.
A District Court judge in Wyoming is halting the rule until lawsuits are settled.
"It’s astonishing on one level," the former VP says of Republicans' unified denial.
The rule will touch off another flurry of legal battles and congressional tussling.
The GOP contender also vowed to end Obama's climate rule for power plants.
Sen. Barbara Boxer urged the EPA to protect “God’s planet” during a testy climate hearing Tuesday.
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Children under the age of 18 will be prohibited from working with pesticides.
Lisa Murkowski said the federal government should produce more simple regulations.