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Tracy Stone-Manning

Committee vote on tap for embattled BLM nominee

The nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management, which manages about one of every 10 acres of surface lands in the U.S., will get a vote Thursday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee after months of debate over her role in the spiking of trees on a national forest in 1989.
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highway

Senate EPW Committee clears highway bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously advanced a $287-billion highway bill out of committee Tuesday, a piece of legislation committee chair John Barrasso hailed as the “most substantial highway infrastructure legislation in history.”
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Sonny Perdue and Kevin Skunes

Senators fight Perdue biofuel efforts

More than a dozen Republican senators are demanding that President Donald Trump bar Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue from having any input into whether small refineries get exemptions from biofuel usage mandates.
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Andrew Wheeler

Senate confirms Wheeler as EPA administrator

The Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator on a 52-47 party-line vote, clearing the way for him to move forward with implementing major regulatory priorities of the Trump administration, including finalization of a new "waters of the U.S." rule and a year-round waiver for E15.
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