Energy, climate amendments lead House floor action on Interior bill
The House is set to host floor debates over natural gas drilling, rights-of-way claims on public lands, logging in Alaska and climate change this week as it considers amendments to the fiscal 2008 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill.
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House markup may launch another fight over CTL, alt fuels
The full House Energy and Commerce Committee meets this week for what should be a lengthy and heated markup session on an energy bill. While Democratic committee leaders have essentially tried to put off consideration of controversial issues such as vehicle efficiency, alternative fuels mandates and coal-to-liquids until the fall, those items appear poised to resurface during the full committee markup this week.