House Dems detail impact of Trump's proposed EPA cuts on states
House Democrats are warning in a report that the Trump administration's proposed fiscal 2018 budget cuts would decimate federal assistance to states for environmental protection and cleanup programs.
Jordan won't run for Oversight chairman; Gowdy the favorite
Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan (R) won't try to claim the gavel of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a move that likely paves the way for Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to lead the chamber's top investigative panel.
OMB chief sees 'moral imperative' for fiscal restraint
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney this morning shrugged off criticism over proposed steep domestic spending cuts that would hit many energy and environmental programs, arguing there is a "moral imperative" to balance the federal budget.
8 energy and environment numbers to watch on the Hill
Filling 1,760 pages and spread over four volumes, the fiscal 2018 budget released yesterday can seem a confusing jumble of thousands of line items that somehow add up to its $4.1 trillion total. But those figures do matter, as they will shape the spending fights expected to consume Capitol Hill for the rest of this year. E&E News looks at eight numbers worth watching as those battles play out on energy and environmental issues.
Trump plan reverses Obama energy and environment policies
President Trump today released a fiscal 2018 budget that amounts to a sharp rebuke of the energy and environmental policies pushed for the past eight years by the Obama administration.