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  1. Senate Democrats offer bill to reduce crude volatility on rail cars

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    derailment increases the urgency with which we need to act,” said Maria Cantwell (Wash.), the Energy and Natural Resources Committee ’s ranking member and the bill’s main sponsor. “This legislation will help reduce the risk of explosion

  2. Senate crude exports hearing raises price, logistics, safety issues

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    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    Potential consumer price impacts dominated a US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing examining whether to allow more exports of domestically produced crude oil. Witnesses agreed that permitting more US crude

  1. Senate, House bills introduced to block EPA ozone proposal

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    Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    they have not had sufficient time to comply with the existing standards is unfair,” said Manchin, an Energy and Natural Resources Committee member. “Lowering the ozone standard would cost states billions of dollars and thousands of good-paying

  2. GOP senators ask Obama to stop attacks on OCS revenue sharing

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    Mon, 9 Mar 2015

    compensates coastal states that host energy production off their shores,” said Murkowski, who chairs the Energy and Natural Resources Committee . “The administration’s attempt to deprive coastal states of that revenue is way off base,” Murkowski

  3. US Arctic priorities shortchange Alaskans’ needs, Senate panel told

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    Papp Jr., the US Department of State’s Special Representative for the Arctic, told the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee . But two members of the state’s legislature and the North Slope Borough’s mayor expressed concern

  4. Obama vetoes bill approving Keystone XL crude oil pipeline

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    our borders to affordable energy, and Congress will work to fix this terribly broken process.” Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.), meanwhile, said, “This veto was a short-sighted, politically

  5. BLM moving toward strategy for Greater Sage Grouse, Jewell says

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    Wed, 25 Feb 2015

    s plans are being finalized right now,” she said during a Feb. 24 appearance before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to discuss DOI’s Fiscal 2016 budget request. “I expect them to be issued this spring and turned over

  6. US House vote sends Keystone XL approval bill to Obama’s desk

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    Thu, 12 Feb 2015

    favor of closer energy ties with Canada, it’s time for President Obama to make a decision,” Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) said. She said, “To me, this is a pretty simple choice between

  7. Senators’ bill aims to curb flaring by expediting permit process

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    Mon, 9 Feb 2015

    Department of the Interior should meet its current responsibilities,” said Barrasso, who is an Energy and Natural Resources Committee member. “That includes issuing rights-of-way for natural gas gathering lines on federal and Indian land

  8. DOI proposes Arctic-specific drilling regulations for Alaska OCS

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    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    recommendations that ensure this regulation is robust and sensible now and in the future.” US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) said her staff was still reviewing the proposals. “Given the opposition

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