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Obama Administration Leasing Plan to Place More Restrictions on Arctic, Murkowski Says

The Obama administration plans to withdraw large swaths of the Arctic's Chukchi and Beaufort seas from oil and gas leasing in a new five-year oil and gas exploration plan expected to be released Jan. 27, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) told reporters Jan. 26.

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Solar Parks: Capturing Power from the Sun

Kent County doesn’t have a hydroelectric dam. It boasts no coal-fired power plants and there isn’t a single wind turbine along its skyline.
But it is leading the pack when it comes to one form of energy production.

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KXL votes allow Dems to begin building beachhead to protect EPA rules

A rollicking amendment process of the type Democrats avoided when they controlled the Senate is providing an opportunity to begin building a beachhead around Obama administration rules sure to come under fire throughout the year.

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Senate Votes 98-1 That Climate Change is not a Hoax, But…

The Senate on Wednesday voted that “climate change is real and is not a hoax” in an amendment by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to the Keystone XL pipeline bill. The “hoax” amendment passed 98-1, with only Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker voting “no.”

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Broad coalition calls for stricter Northeast climate pact

The Boston Globe covers the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), with energy program director Rob Sargent providing key information.

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