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WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic lawmakers are pretty livid about legislation that is meant to give Puerto Rico -- home to 3.5 million American citizens -- the power to restructure its $70 billion in debt. The House Natural Resources Committee passed the bill out of committee on Wednesday with strong Democratic support, but Sen. Show More Summary
Rooftop solar could provide $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utilities, according to a new report published by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council. The new peer-reviewed paper, Distributed Energy Resources...Show More Summary
Starting a new business can be difficult and you have resources available that you wouldn’t have had years ago. However, it’s human nature not to follow the advice of people because we think we know it all. I remember when I first started blogging, I wanted to make some quick money and avoided the advice of pioneers in the industry. […]
The Guardian: "Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is increasing globally, the most comprehensive environmental study ever undertaken by the UN has found."
The Saudi Kingdom saw American oil companies invest in the research and development of oil fields and fracking, and then crashed the market so they could scavenge US natural resources and technology on the cheap.
A bill introduced late Wednesday would create a control board to help manage the U.S. territory's financial obligations and oversee some debt restructuring. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, has led negotiations on the bill and has worked with congressional Democrats and the White House.
Executives for Peabody Energy, Arch Coal, and Alpha Natural Resources got compensation increases worth millions of dollars as the companies went into massive debt and bankruptcy. The post When Major Coal Companies Collapse, Their Executives Get Bonuses, Report Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.
On May 17, 2016, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the status of advanced reactor technologies. Hosted by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) the Committee Chairman and Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Ranking Member, the committee heard testimony from the five witnesses listed below. Show More Summary
Report must be on the desk of Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr by November The post Panel to review Trans Mountain oil pipeline plans appeared first on Macleans.ca.
By Alicia Brooks Waltman When corn grower Paul Harless looks over his farm near Borup, Minnesota, he knows exactlyhow his farming practices are affecting our natural resources — thanks to an innovative digital tool,Fieldprint® Calculator,he started using last year. “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” notes the fifth-generation farmer, who grows [...]
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday a new version of a bill to help Puerto Rico tackle its $72-billion debt load will be introduced soon. “Right now, we are working with the Natural Resources Committee, the administration, and our Democratic counterparts to iron out the final constitutional and...
Abortion is just a part of nature, according to one liberal writer. Earlier this month, Salon published a story with the subhead, “What do whales, caribou and humans have in common? Abortion as a response to ill health and resource scarcity.”...Show More Summary
On May 9, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin R. Huennekens, granted Alpha Natural Resources’ motion to sever its contract with United Mine Workers of America in order to reduce retiree benefits. While coal keeps the lights on for millions of Americans, coal will no longer be keeping the lights on for retired coal miners if... Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- House lawmakers on Wednesday again delayed the release of legislation to help Puerto Rico restructure its $70 billion in debt. Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), who chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources, had anticipated that the third draft of the bill would be ready Wednesday. Show More Summary
Like many other American anglers, I yearned to someday fish in Cuba. The forbidden fruit. The Hemingway lore. Pristine natural resources and willing bonefish, tarpon, even permit. My dreams danced with the possibilities. But I never acted on it. Show More Summary
It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: mining for natural resources on an asteroid hurtling through space at tens of thousands of miles an hour. But in as little as five years, asteroid mining could become a reality. On...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia’s Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Ali Naimi was reportedly fired on Saturday as part of a larger governmental reshuffle.
Seven environmental organizations—including the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Health, Environment and Justice—filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday to force the first upgrade in three decades of disposal rules covering hydraulic fracturing waste. Show More Summary
In conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Friday May The post Red Flag Warning issued ahead of opening fishing weekend in Northwest Wisconsin appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.