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2008-06-25 03:02:44

TWO years ago, President Bush declared that America was "addicted to oil," and, by gosh, he was going to do something about it. Well, now he has.

2008-06-24 15:03:01

The following statement was issued today by Tom Schatz, President, Citizens Against Government Waste: "On behalf of the more than 1.2 million members and supporters of Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), I am expressing my support for Governor Rick Perry's (R-Texas) request to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive the ethanol mandate for the state of Texas to reduce this year's Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) by half.

2008-06-18 15:00:39

Today, President Bush called on Congress to help American families by removing barriers to domestic production of oil and gasoline. For many Americans, there is no more pressing concern than high gasoline prices. Behind them is the basic law of supply and demand.

2008-06-15 18:00:26

The United States should focus its energy efforts, in part, on renewable energy sources, Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said Sunday.

2006-07-26 13:31:19

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to open waters in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida to oil and natural gas drilling easily cleared a procedural hurdle on Wednesday that paves the way for the U.S. Senate to vote on the measure in coming days.

2006-07-25 13:25:57

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives could accept a Senate proposal to boost vehicle mileage requirements as part of legislation to open more offshore areas to oil and natural gas drilling, a key House lawmaker said on Tuesday.

2005-08-08 18:19:20

By Patricia Wilson ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Reuters) - As oil and gasoline prices hit new records, President Bush on Monday signed an energy bill he called vital to the U.S. economy but conceded that it offered consumers no short-term relief at the pump.

2005-07-29 01:56:33

By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was poised on Friday to approve a $14.5 billion energy bill that is championed by the White House as a way to increase U.S. supplies and reduce demand but criticized by environmental groups.

2005-07-28 12:27:51

By Tom Doggett and Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday easily approved an energy bill packed with $14.5 billion in tax breaks and incentives and hailed by Republicans as a major change in U.S. energy policy.

2005-07-28 14:04:55

By Tom Doggett and Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday easily approved an energy bill packed with $14.5 billion in tax breaks and incentives and hailed by Republicans as a major change in U.S. energy policy.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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