EPA accused of ‘sue and settle’ to expand regulatory reach

“It is time to end this mission creep and restore the EPA’s intended role as described by the Clean Water Act,”says Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio). Continue reading EPA accused of ‘sue and settle’ to expand regulatory reach

Obama administration sells fewest Western drilling leases in 25 years

If leasing, permitting and drilling returned to 2007/2008 levels, as many as 30,000 jobs could be created over the next four years, and federal royalties could rise by $2 billion. Continue reading Obama administration sells fewest Western drilling leases in 25 years

Obama forced to abandon anti-fracking Dept. nominee

“But the fact that you come in as an activist with an extreme position is just more of the same in the administration, in every little corner of government,” said Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). Continue reading Obama forced to abandon anti-fracking Dept. nominee