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Dirty Air Act Vote Tests Senate’s Direction on Climate, Clean Energy

Dirty Air Act Vote Tests Senate’s Direction on Climate, Clean Energy

June 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On June 10, the Senate votes on a “resolution of disapproval” to limit federal action on climate change by blocking the EPA’s ability under the Clean Air Act to limit emissions from big polluters. The resolution, which has 41 co-sponsors, was introduced in January by Alaska Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, one of the largest Congressional […]

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Environmentalists Request Ethics Probe of Lobbyist Ties to EPA Amendment

Environmentalists Request Ethics Probe of Lobbyist Ties to EPA Amendment

January 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Greenpeace has asked the Senate’s Select Committee on Ethics to examine the “depth of the relationship” between Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) staff and two energy industry lobbyists. The staffers consulted the lobbyists, both EPA officials under President Bush who now lobby on energy policy, about a proposed amendment that would prevent the EPA from regulating […]

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