June 16, 2017 archive

Congressmen Assure Pruitt his EPA Won’t Suffer Dramatic Budget Cuts

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt says there’s one way to make sure Superfund cleanups continue even with a 31 percent cut in funding for his agency’s budget. His idea?  Make the polluters pay. It’s what he said in a recent TV interview. “The great thing there is that there’s private funding. There are people out there …

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Inhofe Makes One Last Defense of Trump’s Paris Climate Accord Decision

In what he called one last defense of President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, Sen. Jim Inhofe said it means an end to the era of President Obama’s damaging climate agenda. It was in his latest speech on the Senate Floor where he highlighted what he called the “importance of …

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Natural Gas Up as Crude Oil Futures Fall on Thursday

Oil settled with a slight loss while natural gas futures appeared on the rise Thursday, according to a report by Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, July West Texas Intermediate crude fell 27 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $44.46 a barrel after losing 3.7%. August Brent crude, the global benchmark, dropped 8 cents, …

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