The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2020 spending bill for the Agriculture Department and Food and Drug Administration that creates a new hurdle for biotech salmon and sets up a fight with the House over relocating two USDA research agencies.
WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 - University of Alaska-Fairbanks (UAF) will proceed with a project to reduce costs of clean biofuel made from sugar kelp, thanks to a $500,000 competitive grant from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) program.
WASHINGTON, July 5, 2017 - As expected, Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Maria Cantwell of Washington, the panel's ranking Democrat, introduced a new version of their bipartisan energy package, building on a previous version of the bill that won 85 Senate votes last year.
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2017 - A Senate energy bill that failed to make it through the last Congress will be the starting point for talks in this Congress, top Senate staffers on the Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee say.