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New U.S. House Natural Resources chair opposes limits on fossil fuel development

Incoming House Natural Resources Committee chair wants to allow more mining; says technology is solution to climate change.

Meet the House Republican who could lead a key environmental committee

Meet the House Republican who could lead a key environmental committee

Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) said he would seek to conduct oversight of the Interior Department's efforts to craft a new five-year plan for offshore oil and gas leasing in federal waters.
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Biden pushes for New Deal-style Civilian Climate Corps

Inspired by the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps, President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are pushing for a modern counterpart: a Civilian Climate Corps that would create hundreds of thousands of jobs building trails, restoring streams and helping prevent catastrophic wildfires.
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GOP's Westerman looks to take on Democrats on climate change

Rep. Bruce Westerman (Ark.), the new top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee, is emphasizing the planting of trees as part of a nature-based approach to climate change, an issue that is likely to be divisive as Democrats and the Biden administration look to take major steps to reduce U.S. emissions.

GOP picks McMorris Rodgers for Energy and Commerce; Westerman for Resources
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GOP picks McMorris Rodgers for Energy and Commerce; Westerman for Resources

McMorris Rodgers will be the first woman to hold a leadership role at the committee that has authority over the nation’s health care, technology, environmental and energy policy.
Conservative groups at odds with new House GOP climate change proposals
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Conservative groups at odds with new House GOP climate change proposals

'The sponsors of these bills seem to be conceding the argument about whether global warming is the sort of problem or crisis that needs government action,' said Myron Ebell.
Some Republicans say the party needs to tackle climate change
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Some Republicans say the party needs to tackle climate change

Bruce Westerman, a Republican congressman from Arkansas, has a plan to help save the planet — one he thinks may also help save his party.

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