Senate

Dirty Air Act Backers Feeling the Heat

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) already took a public drubbing when she introduced the so-called Dirty Air Act. Now, three more senators are in the line of fire for co-sponsoring her bill.

Murkowski’s Dirty Air Attack Faces Withering Criticism

Scrutiny has especially focused on her contributions from electric utilities and Big Oil — Sen. Murkowski is among Congress’ biggest recipients of polluter cash. But as soon as today, she may move forward with her attempt to gut the Clean Air Act anyway

Promising News from Arkansas for Senate Climate Bill

As Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman unveiled their Senate clean energy and climate framework yesterday, prospects for progress got a boost from Arkansas Senators Lincoln and Pryor.

Unfinished Business

Here is my posting on National Journal’s blog in response to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid’s announcement Tuesday that Democrats will wait until to spring to debate climate legislation on …

Senate Progress for Clean Energy & Climate Action

The Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act yesterday on an 11-1 vote.

Boxer Reaches Out to Republicans on Clean Energy Bill

New developments for the Senate clean energy & climate bill — Barbara Boxer is reaching out to Republicans.

Boxer Pushes to Move Senate Climate Bill Forward

Denier in chief Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is threatening to try to block the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act, the historic clean energy & climate legislation before the …

NWF’s Larry Schweiger to Testify on Capitol Hill

National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger is set to testify before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee today. Here’s what Larry wrote on his blog yesterday previewing …

Still Think Climate Change Is Just For Treehuggers?

For those who might still think that climate change only matters to treehuggers, check out what some courageous leaders from communities on the front lines of climate impacts said as …

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

I spent the day watching the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act. But while I listened to Sen. Jim Inhofe …

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