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Senate Energy Bill: “The First Step”

6/14/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Yesterday began with the environmental community’s less than favorite Senator, Jim “Hoax” Inhofe, proposing an amendment to require oil companies to build more refineries. (Nothing quite like requiring more oil infrastructure to keep us, entrenched in an oil economy). The […] Read more >

Senate Passes Offshore Drilling Bill

8/7/2006 // By Kristin Johnson

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) must be holding his breath right now. He recently broke ranks and voted for a bill to open up 8.3 million acres in Florida’s side of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling. He […] Read more >

Offshore Drilling Debate Heats Up,Global Warming Put on the Back Burner

5/19/2006 // By Kristin Johnson

Chalk up a few victories yesterday in the U.S. House. Your representatives voted on a number of conservation-themed amendments as a part of the Department of Interior spending bill. One of these amendments that passed sent a strong message to […] Read more >