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Oct 18, 2012

Lawmakers to EPA: Consider MATS Subcategory for Waste Coal Plants (Electric & Power Magazine)

Lawmakers from Pennsylvania on Monday urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider creating a separate subcategory for power plants that convert coal refuse into energy...

Sep 22, 2012

Thompson Calls for Energy Policy That Protects PA Jobs, Promotes American Competitiveness

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today voted to support H.R. 3409, the Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act, a package bills that protect American jobs and support U.S. energy production...

Sep 17, 2012

Obama Administration Officials Testify on Edits Made to Drilling Moratorium Report

The hearing, part of the Committee’s long-running investigation into the Obama Administration’s decision to impose a 6-month drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico...

Jul 25, 2012

House Passes Replacement for President Obama’s Dismal Offshore Energy Plan

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 6082, the Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Offshore Drilling Plan...

Jul 20, 2012

Administration’s rewrite of the 2008 Stream Buffer Zone Rule: The latest assault on energy production

The Obama Administration’s rewrite of the 2008 Stream Buffer Zone Rule is the latest example of the Administration’s assault on coal production and the millions of American jobs it supports...

Jul 12, 2012

U.S. House Agriculture Committee Passes 2012 Farm Bill

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee early today passed H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also known as the Farm Bill, which reforms the nation’s agriculture policies and saves more than $35 billion...

Jun 21, 2012

Thompson Supports Bipartisan Bill to Boost Energy Production and Job Creation

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4480, the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act, a package of bills that will expand America’s domestic energy production...

Jun 21, 2012

International Energy Agency: U.S. carbon emissions down more than any other country. Why?

According to a May report from the International Energy Agency, U.S. carbon emissions are down more than any other country. In fact, since 2006, U.S. emissions have fallen 7.7%, with the increased use of shale gas as a key factor...

May 31, 2012

Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012...

May 24, 2012

House agriculture subcommittee hearing focuses on Biomass Crop Assistance Program

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, the goal of hearing the testimony was to help create a better and more financially efficient Farm Bill...

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