5 hrs ago
House GOP readies bill to affirm Yucca as sole nuclear waste site
House Republicans will unveil legislation that affirms Yucca Mountain as the nation's sole repository for spent nuclear fuel, House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton told The Hill.
9 hrs ago
The 10 Dumbest Things Ever Said About Global Warming
A list of the dumbest things ever said about global warming is, sadly, almost impossible to curate in any comprehensive fashion.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Army Corps of Engineers won't review broad impacts of proposed coal terminals
WASHINGTON — The U.S Army Corps of Engineers will not review the broader climate-change impacts of proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest, an agency official told Congress on Tuesday, June 18. The much-anticipated decision is a significant victory for the supporters of three coal terminals in Washington and Oregon — ... (more)
Mon Jun 17, 2013
A refuge from ethanol ire
Pro-ethanol Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee see no reason to worry about their panel's probe of the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel mandate, which the GOP-friendly oil industry is fighting hard to repeal.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Dingell becomes longest-serving member of Congress ever
That's how John David Dingell Jr. plans to celebrate day 20,997 on the job as a congressman: low key.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Bills boosting states' environmental oversight pass first hurdle
Four Republican-authored bills to give states more authority over environmental regulation passed through a House subcommittee with little opposition on Thursday and will now head to the full panel.
Salazar joins WilmerHale law firm - House panel takes up offshore...
SALAZAR JOINS WILMERHALE: Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is joining the law firm WilmerHale as a partner.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
NEI Nuclear Notes
Rep. John Shimkus on Yucca Mountain: Can You Hear Me Now?
You can't find a more passionate supporter of the Yucca Mountain repository on Capitol Hill than Rep. John Shimkus .
Some Republicans say 13th primary will hurt party
Erika Harold announces her intention to seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Representative in the 13th Congressional District of Illinois at the front entrance to Urbana High School on Tuesday June 4, 2013.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Huffington Post
Doug Ibendahl: No Sign of Leadership in Race for New Illinois GOP Chair
The Illinois Republican Party's governing board, the state central committee, is scheduled to meet this Saturday, June 1, at the Hilton in Springfield to pick a new state chairman.
Mon May 27, 2013
Belleville News Democrat
Local lawmakers weigh in on issues to be resolved
The metro-east delegation includes two freshmen congressmen: U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, D-Belleville; and U.S. Rep.
Illinois governor to march in Memorial Day parade
Gov. Pat Quinn plans to start Monday by marching in the Park Ridge Memorial Day parade in suburban Chicago.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Weekly Standard
A Glimmer of Hope for the Illinois GOP
After a decade of the Democratic party dominating all levers in government the state of Illinois is a mess.