On Friday, the House of Representatives is expected to consider Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-TX) H.R. 702, legislation that lifts the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports.
Discussing the bipartisan efforts to make additional spectrum available for consumer use, Politico this week featured an article highlighting the many procedural difficulties in bringing these auctions to fruition. The thesis is that congressional scoring rules undervalue this precious resource, often to the tune of billions of dollars.
Upton: “The long lines at gas pumps from the 1970s are a thing of the past. It is time to place outdated energy assumptions and laws in the past too.”
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday is set to consider H.R. 702, a bill that lifts the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX) authored this legislation that would boost energy production, create jobs, and improve energy security.
On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its final regulations revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb. Many states and counties around the country are still working to implement the 2008 standard yet EPA is pursuing stricter standards that threaten jobs and economic growth.
The editors at Investor’s Business Daily are sounding the alarm as the EPA today is scheduled to release final regulations revising the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone. The revisions to the current ozone standard are expected to threaten jobs and economic growth across the country.