Last week, the House and Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) (H.J. Res. 124) that will keep the federal government running through mid-December.
Category: Policy News
Olympic National Park says that for the first time in more than a century, chinook salmon have been spotted in the upper reaches of the Elwha River following the recent removal of two dams.
Pacific Island Delegation Warns President His Proposed Marine Monument Expansion Will Fail American Fishermen
The group conveyed its concerns for an Executive proposal that would bar fishermen from nearly 700,000 miles of vitally historic fishing grounds.
The Gulf Research Program: A Strategic Vision establishes the Program’s foundation and introduces its mission, goals, and objectives. It describes some initial activities and sets out the Program’s vision for contributing lasting benefit to the Gulf region and the nation.
I have supported investments in science and technology, and in educating our young people in these areas. There is no better way to maintain our global leadership and economic vitality.
A federal judge in New Orleans on Thursday ruled that BP’s “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct” had caused the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and that the company’s “reckless” behavior made it subject to fines of as much as $4,300 a barrel under the Clean Water Act.
The Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee held a hearing entitled “Insuring our Future: Building a Flood Insurance Program We Can Live With, Grow With, and Prosper With”.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing on implementing U. S policy in the Arctic.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has released its draft report outlining the spending levels for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Energy and Water Development Appropriation bill.
A central question in the debate over a Rutgers University-led study of the ocean floor off the coast of Long Beach Island is whether the loud sound waves used to map the sediment will harm dolphins, whales, and other animals.