May 24, 2016

The Hill May 23, 2016 by Timothy Cama House Democratic leaders and the chairman of a committee are supporting a bipartisan deal on overhauling the nation’s chemical safety standards. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) and Rep. Frank Pallone(N.J.), the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce …

May 10, 2016

The Berkshire Eagle May 10, 2016 by Jim Therrien PITTSFIELD — A Berkshire Superior Court judge has upheld Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s authority to access a 2.3-mile section of Otis State Forest in Sandisfield as part of a gas pipeline upgrade project but has stayed that order until July 29. Judge …

July 21, 2015

Huffington Post July 20, 2015 by Mary Bottari This week, the American Legislative Exchange Council, or “ALEC,” will bring together hundreds of corporate lobbyists with state and local politicians at a posh hotel in San Diego for the group’s annual meeting. ALEC alum Scott Walker, who has signed over 20 ALEC bills …

July 8, 2015

E&E Publishing July 7, 2015 by Evan Lehmann A panel of conservative policy analysts discussing the GOP’s latent role in environmentalism agreed yesterday that the Republican Party is damaging itself by surrendering the issue of climate change to the Democratic Party. They also appeared united on the idea that man-made global warming …

June 30, 2015

City Energy, Kansas City, MO June 4, 2015 The Energy Empowerment Ordinance was approved today by the Kansas City City Council in a 12-1 vote. The Ordinance requires large commercial and multi-family residential buildings to benchmark and report their energy and water usage. The Ordinance does not mandate any energy …