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Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee

Kate Sheppard

Regulatory Commission Nominee Withdraws Under Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ron Binz, the Colorado energy regulator nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commis...

Kate Sheppard

Key Republican Senator Opposes Obama Energy Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the ranking minority member of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, came out against the nominati...

Report: Interior Secretary To Step Down

Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reportedly plans to step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration. According to The Denver Post, S...

The Missing Energy Piece

National Journal | RONALD BROWNSTEIN | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

Peering into the future, the federal Energy Information Administration recently released a kaleidoscopic collection of 57 computer-generated scenarios...

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Protester Arrested For Pouring Oily Substance On Self During Senate Oil Spill Hearing

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Texas commercial fisher-woman Diane Wilson, one of the founders of protest group Code Pink, was arrested on June 9th for interrupting a Senate Energy ...

Scott O'Malia: Obama Appoints Ex-Lobbyist For Enron-Like Company To Top Regulator Position

Mother Jones | David Corn and Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During his confirmation hearing last year, Scott O'Malia, a Republican Senate aide nominated to be a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trading Com...

James Hansen, Top NASA Scientist, Calls For Moratorium On Coal

New York Times | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Twenty years ago on Monday, James E. Hansen testified before the Senate Energy Committee -- in a room kept intentionally warm by committee staff -- th...