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HCPA Applauds Senate\'s Tariff Legislation

2018-07-12 14:57:00| Happi Breaking News

Bipartisan move would require Congressional approval.

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BIO Applauds Iowa Senate's renewable chemical tax credit passage.

2016-03-23 13:31:08| Industrial Newsroom - All News for Today

BIO applauded Iowa’s Senate for approving 5-year, $105 million production tax credit for renewable chemicals and helping to drive innovation in this new sector. Speaking on behalf of BIO, vice president of its Industrial and Environmental Section Brent Erickson pledged to support Iowa legislature, other states, and federal government in helping "to level the playing field in economic development incentives for renewable chemical and biobased manufacturing technologies."

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Senates biggest climate denier just endorsed Marco Rubio

2016-01-11 19:45:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Grist: If any straggling climate hawks werent sure what to think about Marco Rubio, this news might help them make up their minds: The presidential candidate just picked up the endorsement of Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.). Inhofe, the climate ostrich who inexplicably chairs the Senate Environment Committee, is best known for calling climate change the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people and for trying to prove his point by throwing a snowball on the Senate floor. Last month, he back-patted...

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SPI Issues Statement on Senate's approval of TPA.

2015-12-04 14:31:07| Industrial Newsroom - All News for Today

On behalf of U.S. plastics industry and its workers, SPI's William R. Carteaux congratulated Senate for approving Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). "This vote," offered Carteaux, "will give trade negotiators the authority and the flexibility they need to finalize a robust Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) between the United States and 11 Pacific-rim countries." Carteaux cited TPA as having potential to expand exports as well as allowing companies to create more jobs with better wages.

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White House Threatens Veto the Senate's Clean Power Plan Challenge

2015-11-18 14:24:00| Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming Newsfeed

Reuters: The White House issued a veto threat on Tuesday for a resolution from the Republican-led U.S. Senate that would nullify new regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants, the central piece of President Barack Obama's climate plan. The Senate sponsors of the motion have said the Environmental Protection Agency regulation, which is also being challenged in U.S. federal court by 26 states and more than a dozen industry groups, would hurt jobs in coal-dependent regions. Late on Tuesday,...

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