In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Defense; Department of Energy; Department of Interior; Department of Justice; Department of Transportation; Environmental Protection Agency; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; International; States; Sustainability; and Miscellaneous.
Excerpt from Energy and Climate Debate -
The Senate made an historic move Thursday to trigger the “nuclear option,” reducing the confirmation threshold for presidential nominees to a simple majority. Supreme Court nominees will still require 60 or more votes to be confirmed, but the change will allow Department of Energy, Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and other nominees to move more quickly through the process.
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Topics: Department of the Interior, Department of Transportation, DOD, DOE, DOJ, Energy, Energy & Climate Debates, Environmental Policies, EPA, FERC
Published In: Elections & Politics Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Environmental Updates, International Trade Updates
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