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US involvement in Paris climate agreement in jeopardy after exec order

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President Trump delivered on a campaign promise today to roll back Obama-era climate change policy with a “much-anticipated” executive order. The order, called the “Energy Independence” executive order, directs the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin withdrawing Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which was intended to cut carbon emissions created by coal-fired power plants. The Clean Power Plan would have cut ...

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Cramer – BLM Comment Period Extension on Proposed Methane Rule Falls Short

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced today the United States Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has extended the public comment period until April 22 for the recently proposed Waste Prevention rule, which changes the regulation of methane emissions from oil and natural gas production on federal and tribal lands across the country.  The proposed rule was released on Jan. 22 and ...

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House Energy and Commerce Committee pass taxpayer bill

Today, Congressman Kevin Cramer and many of his colleagues on the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee passed a bill that would protect electrical consumers from potential rate increases and reliability risks that could occur from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. Cramer, who helped introduce the bill to the House, commented on H.R. 2042, the ...

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