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House Appropriators Approve EPA Funding Bill with Deep Cuts

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing a $528 million cut to its funding under the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill reported out of committee July 18. While Democrats on…

Senate Passes $37.5 Billion Spending Bill for Energy and Water Programs

The U.S. Senate passed a $37.5 billion measure on May 12 to fund fiscal year 2017 Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps…

Spending Bill Extends Wind, Solar Tax Credits—Provides Money for Coal, Gas, Nuclear, and Power Grid

In a major boost to the wind and solar industries, Congressional leaders agreed on a multiyear extension of renewable energy tax credits, which could provide several years of predictable policies,…