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Coloradan David Bernhardt confirmed as Trump’s Interior secretary As expected, Sens....

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next...

Trump nominates Colorado native and ex-lobbyist Bernhardt to head Interior department...

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior...

Wiretap: Trump is all over the map on immigration while Dreamers...

As it becomes increasingly less clear what exactly the president is willing to sign in a bipartisan bill to address the plight of the...

Senators bundle House bills into WEST Act to expedite energy exploration,...

Some the most anti-environmental legislation to pass the House has been bundled together into an omnibus bill in the Senate called the Western Economic Security Today (WEST) Act.

Enviros not happy with Obama pledge to increase offshore drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week that it will begin selling leases to allow offshore oil drilling in 38 million acres in the central Gulf of Mexico. Environmental groups say the move is troubling, as regulatory oversight and environmental problems related to the catastrophic 2010 gulf oil spill haven’t yet been fully remedied.

Colorado Dem party chair: Gardner continues to ‘live in the pocket’...

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio today went on the offensive against U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican who has sponsored a bill being debated on the House floor that would remove regulatory hurdles for companies engaged in offshore drilling in Alaska.

Despite rock-bottom public opinion, Republicans still championing BP

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll delivers the latest edition of “Today’s Awful News” for British Petroleum. BP’s favorability rating now...

Oil spill Thursday news: BP killed ‘drill baby drill’

The Florida Independent posts a great quick and dirty round up of today's Gulf oil catastrophe news. Florida is calling for a "claims process...

Graham wiggles away from any near-term climate or energy bills

Well that just about does it for climate legislation. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tells CongressDaily (subscription. req’d) that he’ll vote against the climate bill...

In Gulf spill aftermath, oil workers lack advocate

The largest oil spill in U.S. history has received no absence of congressional scrutiny. Yet as lawmakers continue to focus their examinations on the environmental, economic and energy implications of the disaster, a number of labor advocates are beginning to wonder: What about the workers?