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Congress moves to enhance mining rights on federal land
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Congress moves to enhance mining rights on federal land

A bipartisan bill expanding legal rights for mining companies on federal lands has passed the House and is progressing in the Senate.

Esther Frances, Megija Medne, and Phillip Powell report for Inside Climate News.

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Iowa's Senate reviews pipeline property bill

Iowa's Senate reviews pipeline property bill

A proposed Iowa Senate bill aims to empower landowners in the face of pipeline construction, offering earlier judicial review opportunities amidst debates over eminent domain rights and environmental concerns.

Jared Strong reports for Iowa Capital Dispatch.

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These influencers are shaping the GOP 2024 energy strategy

A unifying goal is to ensure a Republican president enters the White House ready to take apart Joe Biden's climate agenda.
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The Supreme Court is crippling environmental protections. Where is Congress?

Will lawmakers allow what one justice called the court’s “appointment of itself as the national decision maker on environmental policy”?
GOP Congress votes to roll back Biden administration rule on water
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Congress votes to roll back Biden administration rule on water

The president has promised a veto, but Republicans scored another win in their campaign to put Congress on record against White House policies.
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Senator Whitehouse puts climate change on budget committee’s agenda

For more than a decade, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse gave daily warnings about the mounting threat of climate change. Now he has a powerful new perch.
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On Wall St., ‘socially responsible’ is common sense. In Congress, it’s political

Lawmakers are trying to restrict the investment choices in workplace retirement plans, but big fund managers are trying to give shareholders a voice.

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