House, Senate take differing approaches to vegetation legislation
With legislation in the works to reform the permitting process for utilities to clear vegetation around their electricity infrastructure in federal forests, most stakeholders agree that adjusting the existing laws makes sense.
'Hand-to-hand combat' on nuke incentives
Nuclear advocates, facing strong headwinds from a powerful oil and gas lobby, are pinning their hopes on the Trump administration and a key Georgia Republican.
Plea deal puts ex-employee in prison for taking bribes
A former Department of Energy official was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes over more than a decade.
Committee advances energy, Interior picks
A Senate committee approved five nominees for top positions at three agencies this morning.
FERC, DOE, Interior picks up for vote
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote on nominees for top positions at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the departments of the Interior and Energy.