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Inhofe blocks climate change resolution
Sen. James Inhofe blocked Senate Democrats on Monday from passing a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Daily Caller
Report: White House To Release $34 Billion In New Regulations After Mid-Terms
In 2012, the Obama administration was heavily criticized for delaying major regulations until after the presidential election.
The Daily Caller
Inhofe: EPA Admits It Currently Can't Fully Enforce Its CO2 Rule
Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy told senators Thursday that her agency did not have the authority to fully enforce its rules limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
The Daily Caller
Inhofe: 'Obvious' That Illegal Immigrant Children Are Coming...
Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe claimed it's "obvious" that the wave illegal immigrant children flooding federal shelters and detention centers are coming "at the invitation of the president."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
EPA defends attempts to reduce pollutants
Environmental Protection administrator Gina McCarthy on Wednesday defended administration efforts to reduce pollution during her first congressional appearance since the president announced his plan to regulate carbon emissions for the first time ever.
Russian arms deal divides Congress
Congress is deeply divided over whether to kill a contract with a top Russian arms supplier, Rosoboronexport, to provide helicopters and parts to the Afghan air force.
The Washington Post
Army on a pink slipsa : We didna t have a choice
U.S. soldiers march in April during a field training exercise in South Korea. The Army's way of managing its ongoing drawdown in forces has rankled many, especially in cases in which deployed officers have received separation notices while deployed.
Inhofe calls for return of Iran sanctions
Sen. James Inhofe called on Tuesday for the U.S. to reinstate sanctions on Iran immediately and add additional economic penalties.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
GOP Senators Question Inspector General's Right To Probe Fracking
The Environmnental Protection Agency's inspector general defended Friday his right to investigate pollution risks from hydraulic fracturing, after a posse of Republican senators from petroleum-rich states questioned his authority.
The Heartland Institute
Climate Conference Videos Posted Online
Video of every presentation at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change is available online.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The 2014 US midterms don't mean anything
The political media's handicapping of the 4 November midterm election has contributed to the impression, fostered by many partisans and commentators, that the stakes have never been higher.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, reintegration finished, back on active duty
US Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdal is pictured in this undated handout photo provided by the US Army and received by Reuters on May 31, 2014.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Pentagon gives pink slips to hundreds of soldiers, including active-duty officers
Defense Department officials said the reductions are the result of mandatory spending cuts imposed by sequestration and are part of their larger plan to reduce the number of U.S. soldiers from 520,000 to 450,000.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Air & Space
How to Do Oshkosh
FLYING A 1969 TRAINING MISSION WITH THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNIT BASED IN MILWAUKEE, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Poberezny orbited an expanse of rural Wisconsin.
Grounded future: Pentagon still bets on plagued F-35s
Hagel, a Vietnam War vet appointed by US Pres. Barack Obama last year to head the Department of Defense, lauded the $400 billion program at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida on Thursday during a pep talk to pilots no sooner than two weeks after the Pentagon grounded its entire fleet of F-35s due to an engine fire.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Agencies Agree to Continue to Provide Fire Departments with Equipment
Two U.S. federal agencies have agreed on a new deal this week that will continue to provide local fire departments with surplus military vehicles.
News9 Oklahoma City
Surplus Program For Rural Fire Departments Reinstated
The future now seems secure for rural fire departments. Many were left with doubt after their link to equipment was cut by the federal government.
Sen. Inhofe, Clean Coal Group Slam WH Claims on Electricity Costs
After weeks of claims that the Obama administration's new plan to regulate carbon emissions won't raise the cost of electricity, both Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma and the head of new group for "clean coal" electricity have hit back hard with data that show the opposite.
Military restores equipment program for fire departments
The military will continue sending millions of dollars in surplus equipment to rural fire departments, though with new conditions that one Oklahoma official says could make the process more complicated.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Climate Optimists
Las Vegas is parched. A 14-year drought has left Lake Mead, the local water source, dangerously low.