Source: Nebraska Watchdog | Nebraska |
January 23, 2013
Gov. Dave Heineman has approved the rerouted Keystone XL oil pipeline path, which would move oil from Canada to Texas, putting the final decision squarely in the lap of President Barack Obama’s administration.
Source: AP/Idaho Statesman | Idaho |
January 22, 2013
Idaho lawmakers, motivated by the potential for new revenue and the appeal of having more authority over how those lands are managed, are gearing up to follow the lead taken by Utah and Arizona in 2012.
Lost in the chaos of Congress's last-minute passage of legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff this month was the farm bill -- ever the undercard -- and the reality that the hodgepodge of food and agriculture provisions is still sitting on the U.S. House's proverbial desk, expired and needing reauthorization.
Source: NorthJersey.com | New Jersey |
January 18, 2013
The state’s one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, imposed last year by Gov. Christie, expired, and environmental groups lamented that the state is now exposed to the potential pollution that many critics say can be caused by the The controversial drilling practice.
Outgoing Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, a former Governing Public of the Year, will be named administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) soon, according to a report by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.