U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (U.S. Senate CENR)
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday looked into the state of advanced nuclear reactors just weeks after NuScale Power and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems terminated a once promising pilot project.
DOE's Crane and Shah said all grant and loan applications are evaluated and carefully vetted by federal career staff and agency engineers and experts.
Congress has been talking about changing permitting laws this year, but it’s still unclear whether the two parties will be able to strike a deal.
Two key Republican senators asked FERC to hold formal technical conferences on EPA's Power Plant Rule, noting the regulator did so for Obama's Clean Power Plan.
Sen. Joe Manchin called on colleagues to put politics aside and hammer out a bipartisan bill to accelerate permitting of energy and transmission projects.
All four FERC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing on Thursday, with senators praising its recent approval of natural gas infrastructure.
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Congressional Republicans stepped up attacks on the Biden Administration's energy policies this week, attempting to leverage the debt ceiling to force change.
Congressional Democrats and Republicans both seek changes to federal permitting rules, but each party seeks to serve different ends.
A political war is looming over the interpretation and implementation of both the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act.
Three nominees for top posts at the DOE faced pointed questions from Senators known for protecting fossil fuel sector interests.
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