House, Senate strike deal on energy bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- House and Senate Republican negotiators reached a compromise Friday on the hotly debated comprehensive energy bill.

Energy plan could stall into 2004

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate officials say bickering is likely to delay passage of a national energy policy until next year at least, despite President George Bush's call for a plan this year.

GOP to include ANWR in Energy Bill talks

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A proposal to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling will be part of the next round of conference committee negotiations on the Energy Bill.

Analysis: Running Out of Energy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Last week saw some extraordinary scenes in the Senate as this year''s Energy Bill died, only for last year''s bill to rise, vampire-like, from its grave to be passed again by the Senate 84-14. With both parties claiming victory, it is worth looking at how

Richardson seeks to settle minnow fight

SANTA FE, N.M., July 21 (UPI) -- New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has launched talks aimed at settling the legal battle over the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow.

Oil markets wary of OPEC

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- Crude futures hovered above $30 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Tuesday as traders decided not to make any drastic moves until they get a look at the state of the nation''s oil stockpile. July crude drifted 4 cents lower in lackadaisical tr
HIL ANDERSON, UPI Chief Energy Correspondent

Blue Planet: The wild new yonder

Last week, the Department of the Interior disclosed a legal settlement with the State of Utah that effectively forecloses establishment of new wilderness on lands managed by the department's Bureau of Land Management -- a move opposed by conservationists

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Latest ANWR bid fails in Senate

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- The Senate ignored the lure of a potential $2 billion in new revenues for the cash-strapped Treasury Wednesday and blocked a controversial move to use the congressional budget resolution to jimmy the lock on the oil reserves in the Arctic National Wildlif

U.S. urged to ramp up natural gas drilling

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- It will be necessary for the United States to increase natural gas production in Alaska and in offshore areas of the Lower 48 states in the near future if the nation's growing demand for energy is to be met in the coming years, the chairman of the Senate

Energy bill said to require more ethanol

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A comprehensive energy bill requiring the use of more "biofuels" such as plant-based ethanol should be ready to be sent to the Senate floor early this summer, the chairman of the Senate Energy Committee said in a letter to an agricultural association.

Washington Agenda-General

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UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
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Washington Agenda-Federal

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Pete Domenici
Former White House Chief of Staff, Howard Baker, left, and New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici face reporters at a party for first lady Nancy Reagan on August 15, 1988. Both men are being mentioned as possible vice presidential candidates for George Bush. (UPI Photo/Vince Mannino/Files)

Pietro Vichi "Pete" Domenici (born May 7, 1932) is an American Republican politician, who served six terms as a United States Senator from New Mexico, from 1973 to 2009, the longest tenure in the state's history.

During Domenici's tenure in the Senate, he advocated waterway usage fees, nuclear power, and related causes. Domenici announced on October 4, 2007, his decision not to seek re-election to the Senate in 2008 for health reasons, in particular frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

Domenici serves as a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where he focuses on budget and nuclear energy issues.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Pete Domenici."
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