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Sealaska bill would drastically change Southeast Alaska

Last week, the U.S. Senate Energy Committee passed 26 bills out of the committee. Senate...version of the bill, if any, will emerge from the Senate Energy Committee in the short time left in this Congress. There...
Nominee for energy regulatory post withdraws

...Colorado energy regulator who strongly backs renewable energy, was opposed by at least half of the 22-member Senate Energy Committee, including all 10 Republicans and at least one Democrat.Opponents said they considered Binz's views to be...
Republicans say energy nominee out of 'mainstream'

...lawmakers concerned that he may be opposed to coal and natural gas.Republicans and at least one Democrat on the Senate Energy Committee said they believe that former Colorado regulator Ron Binz favors renewable energy sources such as wind and solar...
Senate committee OKs saving Saint Mary's cabin

...attached to the Green Mountain Lookout Act, originally introduced for a similar exemption in Washington state.The Senate Energy Committee recently passed the legislation and it's expected to go to the full Senate for consideration, KYUK reported...
Montana Senator's long dormant forest bill passes committee

...the bill passes the Senate, it goes to the House, where its fate is uncertain. Tester said Republicans on the Senate energy committee told him that Rep. Steve Daines was opposed to the measure, when Tester thought Daines would remain neutral...
Energy Sec. backs natural gas 'revolution'

...The natural gas boom also has led to a dramatic expansion of manufacturing and job creation, Moniz told the Senate Energy Committee.Even so, Moniz stopped short of endorsing widespread exports of natural gas, saying he wanted to study the...
SE lawmakers receptive to Murkowski

...Kerttula. "That was probably the thing that struck me the most about it."Murkowski is the ranking member on the Senate Energy Committee, and she devoted part of her speech Thursday to energy policy. She talked about a report she released recently...
Murkowski retains key position on Senate energy committee

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who retained her U.S. Senate seat after challenging the Republican Party's official candidate in an improbable write-in victory, has retained her seat as ranking Republican on the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Senate excludes ANWR from energy legislation

...provision to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling for oil. Congressional Democrats said Tuesday the Senate Energy Committee will invoke a Senate rule to suspend marking up energy legislation for the current session of Congress. In a...
Knowles going to D.C.?

...Associated Press today reported former U.S. Sen. Bennett Johnston, a Democrat and former chairman of the Senate Energy Committee, took himself out of the running. The AP story said President-elect Bush wants a Democrat for his Cabinet...


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