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The Hall of Legislative Curiosities: Food or Fuel?

What happens when you use the world’s breadbasket to feed cars, not people? No surprise here: Less land for food means higher prices for you.

The Hill’s E2 Wire: Report: Energy Production Threatens to Strain Nation’s Water Supply

A Government Accountability Office report calls for the Energy Department to institute an oversight program to evaluate water availability and use by energy producers. It notes the Energy Policy Act of 2005 required the department to implement a similar program, but has so far failed to do so.