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Energy
July 25, 2016
Court Voids Obama Administration’s Federal Fracking Regulations
In a setback for the Obama administration’s effort to limit fracking on public lands, a federal judge struck down new regulations requiring companies to comply with federal safety standards in the construction of fracking wells and requirements to
Regulation
August 1, 2016
House Science Committee Questioned EPA Administrator on the Science Behind WOTUS
Republican members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee questioned in June Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy concerning EPA’s regulatory agenda.
Economy
July 29, 2016
House Lawmakers Fish for Relief from Catfish Regulations
In the wake of the U.S. Senate voting to lower trade barriers on catfish meat imported from other countries, a group of U.S. House lawmakers are blocking a vote on repealing food inspection rules currently in effect.
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Health Care
July 29, 2016
With Ohio, Half of All States Now Approve Medical Marijuana
Ohio patients with qualifying medical conditions will be permitted to use marijuana legally starting September 8.
Environment
July 29, 2016
Turnabout Is Fairplay: Climate Subpoenas Issued to Green Groups
Climate Change Weekly #220
Energy
July 29, 2016
Prospects and Roadblocks for Shale Gas Development in Europe
Europe is particularly well suited for the development and use of natural-gas resources because of its large market, established pipeline infrastructure, increasing demand for energy, and its current dependence on natural-gas imports.
 

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August 1, 2016
By Michael McGrady
Republican members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee questioned in June Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy concerning EPA’s regulatory agenda.
July 29, 2016
By Elizabeth BeShears
In the wake of the U.S. Senate voting to lower trade barriers on catfish meat imported from other countries, a group of U.S. House lawmakers are blocking a vote on repealing food inspection rules currently in effect.
July 29, 2016
By Tony Corvo
Ohio patients with qualifying medical conditions will be permitted to use marijuana legally starting September 8.
July 29, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #220
July 29, 2016
By Jay Lehr, Ph.D.
Europe is particularly well suited for the development and use of natural-gas resources because of its large market, established pipeline infrastructure, increasing demand for energy, and its current dependence on natural-gas imports.
July 28, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #146
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July 28, 2016
By Michael Hamilton
Consumer Power Report #513
July 27, 2016
By H. Sterling Burnett
Editor’s Note: Two-term state Rep. Beth A. O’Connor (R-Berwick) serves on the Energy, Utilities, and Technology Committee. O’Connor has also served as vice-chairwoman of the Maine Republican Party.
July 26, 2016
By Ann Purvis
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
July 25, 2016
By Benjamin Domenech
In response to questioning from Justice Breyer during the third day of hearings concerning President Obama's health care law - particularly concerning the Medicaid funding mandate within the law - attorney for the states Paul Clement mentioned a letter