Washington to take on several environmental and energy issues
July 12, 2010, 4:30 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
While cap-and-trade and the Gulf oil spill dominate headlines, Congress is taking on issues ranging from Asian carp to jobs in national parks.
Week of hard choices may decide energy bill's fate
July 9, 2010, 3:06 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Will Congress study for its final exam, or will it revert to be bad habits and hope for best?
Energy remains an uncertain election issue for Democrats
July 8, 2010, 2:39 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
National surveys show the public supports having more green energy. But in local elections, energy is likely to take a backseat to the economy.
From moderate senators will come moderate climate bill
July 1, 2010, 3:38 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Committee connections help to create bonds on energy policy.
Senator DeMint and Tony Soprano aren't afraid to do dirty work
July 1, 2010, 1:34 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Like one of Tony Soprano's operatives, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina uses his safe political position to whack the BP oil investigation.
Obama courts 7 Republicans to hash out energy bill
June 29, 2010, 1:40 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Only one of the GOP senators is running in the 2010 midterm elections, but each is being courted for a number of reasons.
Senator Byrd's death brings uncertainty to environmental issues
June 28, 2010, 5:25 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
Robert Byrd's death will create a void that may directly affect environmental policy.