Budget stokes loan guarantee program debate
The Trump administration's fiscal 2018 budget request is reviving the long-simmering debate over the Department of Energy's loan guarantee program, which continues to enjoy bipartisan support but nonetheless faces tough headwinds in the current political environment.
Trump says he threatened TransCanada to drop NAFTA suit
President Trump last night said Keystone XL pipeline developer TransCanada Corp. dropped a multibillion-dollar claim against the U.S. government after he threatened to block the infamous project.
Senate GOP still hunting votes to block methane rule
Senate Republicans signaled yesterday that they're still short of the necessary votes for a Congressional Review Act resolution targeting the Bureau of Land Management's methane rule.
Congress grumbles as White House limits spending details
Lawmakers are expressing frustration with a White House move to severely restrict agencies from sharing budget information with Congress, including details of proposed environmental and energy spending cuts.
Groups to Hill: Don't ax Energy Star
A broad coalition is appealing to congressional lawmakers to continue funding for the popular efficient product labeling program Energy Star, which the Trump administration wants to eliminate.