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July 23, 2024

U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (U.S. Senate CENR)

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Senate Energy Committee Advances Biden’s FERC Nominees
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced all three of President Joe Biden’s nominees to FERC with broad margins in a business meeting.
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Manchin not Ready to Give up on Bipartisan Permitting Bill
Sen. Joe Manchin rebuffed Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's assertion that permitting reform was dead in the current Congress during an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on load growth from data centers.
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Senate Energy Subcommittee Examines Cybersecurity Shortfalls at Dams
Most of the U.S.’ dams lack adequate cybersecurity protections, and FERC’s resources are too limited to develop them, senators heard in committee.
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3 FERC Nominees Quizzed by Senators in Hearing Short on Fireworks
The three nominees to be FERC commissioners faced questions from the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in a hearing that was light on fireworks.
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Biden Names 3 Nominees to Give FERC 5 Members Again
President Biden announced three FERC nominees, which would bring the agency back to a full complement of five members even after Commissioner Allison Clements leaves.
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Senate Energy Committee Examines State of Advanced Nuclear Reactors
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.
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DOE Officials Face Rocky Senate Hearing on IIJA, IRA Loans and Grants
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.
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Members of Congress Debate Transmission Permitting
Congress has been talking about changing permitting laws this year, but its still unclear whether the two parties will be able to strike a deal.
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GOP Senators Call for FERC Conferences on EPA Power Plant Rule
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.
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Senate ENR Searches for Bipartisan Compromise on ‘Permitting Reform’
Sen. Joe Manchin called on colleagues to put politics aside and hammer out a bipartisan bill to accelerate permitting of energy and transmission projects.

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