HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Monday that he is "focused like a laser" on improving the Stillwater Mining Co. after being elected chairman of the board — but he also isn't ruling out a potential U.S. Senate run.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II, the Republican candidate for governor, released his energy plan to promote all sources with special focus on coal and offshore oil development, The Washington Post reports.
Environmental groups could have a big impact in the Massachusetts Senate race on behalf of Democratic Rep. Ed Markey, as Republican Gabriel Gomez rejected a pledge to discourage outside groups from advertising, The Associated Press reports.
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer could make a significant impact in the Massachusetts Senate race if he chooses to spend on behalf of Rep. Ed Markey over Republican Gabriel Gomez, Bloomberg reports.
BOSTON (AP) — National Republicans cheered former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez's Massachusetts primary victory, but Democratic Congressman Ed Markey enjoys tremendous advantages in the special election to replace former U.S. Sen. John Kerry.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office said a carbon tax could bring in significant revenues and help reverse climate change at the cost of higher prices and lower incomes, The Hill reports.
The House Appropriations Committee proposed giving $24.3 billion to the subcommittee that finances the Interior Department, EPA and similar agencies, an 18-percent cut from fiscal 2013 levels, E&E News reports.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called on the Forest Service to drop its plans to withhold funds from rural timber communities.