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Nov 4, 2014
Nov 4, 2014
Nov 4, 2014
Nov 3, 2014

Factbox: Energy, environment issues dominate some Senate races

By Valerie Volcovici

(Reuters) – Energy and climate are central issues on some of the tightest U.S. Senate races of 2014 and have created a surge in spending by outside groups.

Environment-focused groups are on track to spend over $85 million on key U.S. Senate races and state elections to support candidates who will protect the Obama administration’s Climate Action Plan.

Nov 3, 2014

Energy, environment issues dominate some U.S. Senate races

Nov 3 (Reuters) – Energy and climate are central issues on
some of the tightest U.S. Senate races of 2014 and have created
a surge in spending by outside groups.

Environment-focused groups are on track to spend over $85
million on key U.S. Senate races and state elections to support
candidates who will protect the Obama administration’s Climate
Action Plan.

Oct 30, 2014
Oct 30, 2014

Easing U.S. oil export ban unlikey to raise gasoline prices: EIA

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – A government study on
Thursday essentially supported the notion that easing the
decades-old restriction on exporting U.S. crude was more likely
to lower than raise gasoline prices for American motorists, a
conclusion that could ease concerns among lawmakers about
changing the policy.

U.S. gasoline prices are mainly set by global oil prices,
the Energy Information Administration said in a highly
anticipated analysis.

Oct 30, 2014
Oct 30, 2014

Factbox: Midterm elections’ impact on U.S. energy, environment agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 2014 U.S. mid-term elections could shake up Congress in the midst of two major transformations in energy and environmental policy.

A boom in the production of shale oil and gas has turned the United States into an energy superpower, putting the country on course to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest oil producer.

Oct 30, 2014

Midterm elections’ impact on U.S. energy, environment agenda

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The 2014 U.S. mid-term
elections could shake up Congress in the midst of two major
transformations in energy and environmental policy.

A boom in the production of shale oil and gas has turned the
United States into an energy superpower, putting the country on
course to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest oil
producer.