March 30, 2017

Just Imagine That God Knew What He Was Doing

Cantwell Statement On Trump Administration Climate Executive Order

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) made the following statement on the Trump Administration’s executive order: “President Trump’s executive order today marks an irresponsible retreat from making polluters pay, promoting energy efficiency, growing our clean energy economy, addressing the threat of climate change and […]

ESA Consultation Delays Block Critical Infrastructure Projects, Imperil Species Recovery Efforts

Labrador, Witnesses: ESA Changes Needed to Mitigate Negative Impacts on Economic Development, Species Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2017 -Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held an oversight hearing on delays and uncertainty related to Endangered Species Act (ESA) consultations. Subcommittee Chairman Raúl Labrador (R-ID) reacted to testimony from witnesses that recounted personal experiences […]

Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

*Editor’s Note* – It is important to understand that what this Executive Order appears to be doing and what, in reality, it is doing is most definitely two different things. It appears as though President Trump’s action to rescind practically all of President Obama’s executive orders and orders of memorandum on limiting certain power and […]

Marine Monument Designations Sideline Communities and the Domestic Fishing Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2017 – Today, the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans held an oversight hearing on the creation and management of marine monuments and sanctuaries. The panel overwhelmingly objected to the lack of local input, transparency and scientific scrutiny in the marine monument designation process. “Federal decision-making directly impacts local citizens, local […]

We Don’t Want Any Oil and Gas Pipelines

Environmentalists Use Photoshop and Fraud to Deceive

“Watts Up With That has a funny instance of warmist deception. You may have seen the headline, I did: Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 63.5°F. Where? Base Esperanza. Where is Base Esperanza in relation to what we normally think of as Antarctica? A long, long distance away:”<<<Read More>>> Of course at least elements […]

Bishop Statement on Proposed Offshore Lease Sale in the Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 6, 2017 – Today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced a region-wide lease sale scheduled for August 2017 that will offer 73 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “The Trump administration is making the most out of the very restrictive Five Year Plan developed […]

Bishop Statement on Executive Order on the Waters of the United States Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – Today, President Trump issued an Executive Order on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement: “This rule was the epitome of punitive regulation. Beginning its reversal is a welcome reprieve for states, farmers, ranchers, […]

Senators Move To Protect Scientists From Political Interference

*Editor’s Note* – Well, it sounds like something that should be done….HOWEVER…I just can’t stop laughing. Press Release from the Democratic News of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) introduced the Scientific Integrity Act, along with more than two dozen […]