Biden looks to stop LNG transport by rail as Dems carry out Russian, Chinese agenda of banning US energy

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO); Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Ranking Member Rick Crawford (R-AR); and 18 additional Committee Republicans are calling on the Biden Administration to drop plans to suspend recently finalized regulations that authorized the safe transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail. They warned this unwarranted … Continue reading Biden looks to stop LNG transport by rail as Dems carry out Russian, Chinese agenda of banning US energy

EPA scheme banning common insecticide hurts consumers and food supply chain

Republican leaders, led by House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), House Committee on Agriculture Ranking Member Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.), and House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), wrote Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan to again express concern about the agency’s rule banning the use … Continue reading EPA scheme banning common insecticide hurts consumers and food supply chain

Biden EPA fuel rule slaps all-pain, no-gain agenda on consumers

The Biden administration this week announced a final rule raising fuel economy standards for cars and small trucks, reversing a more sensible Trump-era rule. The new EPA rule imposes a federal mandate requiring cars and other light-duty vehicles to achieve a 40 miles per gallon standard over the next five years, up from 32 miles … Continue reading Biden EPA fuel rule slaps all-pain, no-gain agenda on consumers

GOP lawmakers file Supreme Court brief in case against EPA scheme to cripple US power

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), Republican Leader of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today led 47 senators and 44 House members on an amicus curiae brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the petitioners, including … Continue reading GOP lawmakers file Supreme Court brief in case against EPA scheme to cripple US power

Barrasso demands answers after Biden proposes price hikes for American energy

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland demanding answers on the recommendations contained in the Department of the Interior’s “Report on the Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program.” In the letter, Barrasso highlights the dangers … Continue reading Barrasso demands answers after Biden proposes price hikes for American energy

Leftist Dallas City Council moves to ban gas-powered lawn equipment

On December 7th the City of Dallas Committee on Environment & Sustainability began consideration of a potential ban on gas-powered lawn equipment, a proposal which the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association (TNLA) believes will harm local businesses in the Texas green industry. It should be noted, the information presented by city staff included the facts … Continue reading Leftist Dallas City Council moves to ban gas-powered lawn equipment

New Biden Admin Rule Unnecessarily Tells Americans How Much Water They Can Use in the Shower

The Biden Administration announced a finalized rule restricting the amount of water showerheads with multiple nozzles can use. The final rule reverts back to a 2013 standard, replaced during the previous administration, that requires showerheads with multiple nozzles to meet a standard of 2.5 gallons per minute. The Trump Administration rule allowed showerheads with multiple … Continue reading New Biden Admin Rule Unnecessarily Tells Americans How Much Water They Can Use in the Shower

Russia, China applaud as Democrats block effort to increase US oil production

Democrats in the House just BLOCKED the “Strategic Production Response Act,”which would require the Secretary of Energy to develop a plan to increase domestic oil and gas production if the President draws down the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for non-emergency reasons. Along with failing to protect the SPR, one of America’s most important energy security … Continue reading Russia, China applaud as Democrats block effort to increase US oil production

Barrasso calls on FERC to recommit to American natural gas

This week U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR), sent a letter to members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) calling on them to recommit to what the Supreme Court identified as the purpose of the Natural Gas Act: plentiful supplies at reasonable prices. … Continue reading Barrasso calls on FERC to recommit to American natural gas

Rosendale introduces bill to delist grizzly bears in Northern Continental Divide and Greater Yellowstone ecosystems

This week Representative Rosendale introduced the Science-Based Grizzly Bear Management Act of 2021. This bill would direct the Secretary of the Interior to remove the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem and Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem populations of grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). There is a larger … Continue reading Rosendale introduces bill to delist grizzly bears in Northern Continental Divide and Greater Yellowstone ecosystems