Senators Feinstein and Daines Issue Letter Regarding Comprehensive Energy Legislation

In a letter to select Chairmen and Ranking Members on October 3, 2016, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Steve Daines expressed their thoughts on comprehensive energy legislation currently in conference negotiations. The letter discusses the Senators’ common priorities and urges strong reforms needed to improve forest health and addresses challenges currently impeding restoration efforts. Click here to read […]

CMANC Urges Contact with Members of Congress for Action on Legislation

Talk to your Member of Congress! It is time to connect with your Congressional Representative. With the end of both Conventions and Congress on recess until after Labor Day, this is the right time to reach out to your Representative. If you use Face Book, linking to your Representative is a good way to keep […]

ENS Federal Report for May 13, 2016

The ENS Federal Report has been published and may be viewed at: ENS Federal Report – May 13, 2016

GOP Leader McCarthy Says Candidates Should Offer Drought Plan

GOP leader McCarthy says candidates should offer drought plan George Cahlink, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Republican presidential candidates looking to do well in the Golden State’s June primary should offer a plan for dealing with its ongoing and historic drought. “My best advice to everyone […]

Senate Measure to Stop Obama’s Water Rule Fails

Senate measure to stop Obama water rule fails By Devin Henry – 04/21/16 12:28 PM EDT Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a Republican effort to prevent further spending on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule designed to establish federal regulatory control over small waterways. The measure, from Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), failed to meet the […]

Feinstein Calls for Increased Pumping to Capture Water from March Storms

  From the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein: Senator Dianne Feinstein D-Calif.) today released the following statement calling on federal agencies to increase pumping as much as possible within the bounds of the biological opinions to capture and store more water during March storms: “Between January 1 and March 6 last year, 1.3 million acre feet […]

ENS Federal Report for March 4, 2015

The ENS Federal Report has been published and may be viewed at: ENS Federal Report – March 4, 2016  

Two House Members Launch Municipal Finance Caucus

MUNICIPAL BONDS FOR AMERICA Two House Members Launch Municipal Finance Caucus   Today, Congressmen Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) announced the formation of the Municipal Finance Caucus, a bi-partisan caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The intent of the caucus is to bring greater focus to state and local finance issues and, importantly, […]

ENS Federal Report for December 18, 2015

The ENS Federal Report for December 18, 2015 has been published and may be viewed at: ENS Federal Report.  

Interior-Environment: EPA Stays Level, Avoid WOTUS Rider

Interior-Environment: EPA Stays Level, Avoids WOTUS Rider By Ed Felker, CQ Roll Call   Republicans largely backed down in their push to use the appropriations process to stop major environmental regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior Department in the $1.15 trillion fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill announced late Tuesday, leaving out a […]