Greens target 3 GOP senators to vote against ANWR drilling
The Sierra Club announced a new digital ad campaign in Arizona and Tennessee opposing the Republican tax plan, joining a recent spate of environmental ad spending condemning the GOP plan to open drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Greens run ads against Arctic drilling, Atlantic Coast pipeline
Environmental groups are opening their checkbooks to fight a provision of the Republican tax overhaul to allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Upton opts not to run for Senate, will seek re-election
Michigan Rep. Fred Upton will not seek to challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D) next year, per a statement from his office. He will instead run for a 17th term in the House.
Senators skirmish over coalfield, oil breaks
The Senate Finance Committee late last night approved the chamber's Republican tax overhaul after briefly detouring into debate on a pair of energy-related amendments.
White House request to fall short of expectations
The White House today is expected to request an additional $44 billion to help states and territories hit by storms and wildfires, sources said yesterday. Details have yet to be released.