environmental legislation

Senate delays climate bill to focus on health care

Article: Senate delays climate bill to focus on health care

Senator Harry Reid, the Democrat majority leader, has put off Senate debate on climate change legislation until next spring, weakening hopes for a strong international climate change agreement in Copenhagen in December.

Senators Move Clean Water Fight Out of Committee

Article: Senators Move Clean Water Fight Out of Committee

WASHINGTON, DC, June 18, 2009 (ENS) – The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works approved six water-related bills today, including the controversial Clean Water Restoration Act, S. 787.