Inhofe’s Resolution Focuses the Clean Air and Water Lobby

Lobbyists on either side of the issue of controlling air toxins are picking up force as the Senate nears a vote — expected Tuesday — on a controversial GOP plan to block Environmental Protection Agency rules, finalized last December, that require cuts in mercury and other air pollutants from power plants. Update: The resolution was […]

On the issue of light bulbs, everything is illuminated

Rarely are political symbols as basic, or as powerful, as the light bulb. Conservatives in Congress and on the airwaves figured this out after passage of a 2007 provision requiring more efficient bulbs. The law required the current type of 100-watt bulbs to be phased out beginning in January. Last July, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) […]