Latest Findings for Energy

Filmmaker Arrested After Oil & Gas-Backed Republicans Ask Him to Leave Hearing on 'Fracking'

Feb. 6, 2012 - Last Wednesday, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox was arrested after refusing requests from Republican committee members to leave a hearing on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The hearing focused on a recent EPA report that suggested that hydraulic fracturing methods of extracting natural gas most likely caused contamination of drinking water in Wyoming. Read more

Senators Funded by Oil & Gas Introduce Bill that Would Grant Congress Final Say on Keystone Pipeline

How Much Would 'Huge Political Consequences' From the Oil & Gas Industry Cost?

Interest Groups Try to Catch Payroll Tax Wave

Forestry, Manufacturing, Petroleum Industries Get House to Pass Bill Delaying Regulations on Boilers

Energy, Manufacturing Interests Get Their Way on House Bill to Evaluate Impact of EPA

House Passes Bill to Expedite Keystone Pipeline Decision Despite Environmental Concerns

Coal-Funded Democrats Vote to Pass Bill Granting States Authority over Clean Water Standards

Opponents Pull the Plug on BULB Act

Alternative Energy, Corn Growers Able to Salvage Blender Pumps Funding

Cash Grain Influence Shows Through on Ethanol Vote Redo

Koch Industries, Sierra Club Find Themselves on the Same Side of Senate Vote to Repeal Ethanol Tax

Unusual Coalition of Interest Groups Combine to End Ethanol Subsidies

Oil Money Flows to Lawmakers Voting Against Oil Tax Bill, While Yes Voters Clean Up On Environmental Dollars

Contributions Connected to the Five Oil Companies Testifying Before the Senate Finance Committee Skew Towards Republicans

Over Two Dozen Democrats Joined House Republicans in Passing Bill to Restore Offshore Drilling

House Passes Bill to Resume Gulf Coast Drilling

Congressional Committee With Oversight on Nuke Safety Takes in Big Dollars From Nuclear Power Industry

Budget Proposals Follow Energy Influence: Obama Goes After Producers, Sen. Paul Goes After Regulators

112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: Natural Resources