Energy & Environment
The "devolution" proposal called for reducing the gas tax by nearly 15 cents.
Rep. Lamar Smith is accusing the NOAA of political bias and interference in its research.
A House committee will hold a hearing on the matter Thursday.
Republicans turned to the seldom-used Congressional Review Act to disapprove the rule.
The proposal would put lawmakers on record on the idea of drastically cutting the fuel levy.
Supporters say the bill is designed to combat climate change.
The resolutions are meant to overturn the climate rule for power plants.
Oppponents of the "Waters of the U.S." rule were three votes shy in the Senate.
Developer TransCanada has asked the administration to pause the permitting process.
Democrats told CEOs there is "a critical mass of support" for climate policies in Congress.
The head of a UN climate agency is trying to redefine success.
The request is nearly certain to push the permit decision into the next administration.
Sanders said Obama should "absolutely" reject the pipeline project this month.
“We’ve told TransCanada that the review process will continue,” a State spokesman said.
Eighteen states oppose 26 others that are challenging the Clean Power Plan.
The United States’ power sector is on track to hit a 20-year low in carbon dioxide emissions,...
The proposal would have increased the gas tax by 15 cents.
The new regulation asserts federal authority over small waterways.
The new rules aim to cut carbon emissions from future power plants.
A new report reveals shortcomings by federal agencies to address the health risks of climate change.
The Global Anti-Poaching Act would increase the penalties for wildlife traffickers.
The Senate will take a procedural vote Tuesday on legislation to rewrite the rules.
Lawmakers and industry groups are gearing up for a monthlong battle.
The EPA has accused Volkswagen of multiple violations of federal air pollution emission standards.