House Minority Leader Boehner Fundraises for Lally

While growing attention from the National Republican Congressional Committee and now a visit from the House’s top Republican could boost chances for Todd Lally, who is running against Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) for the third district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, his campaign coffers are still less than half as full as Yarmuth’s as the fall campaign season kicks off.

EPA to Require Greenhouse Gas Reporting from Coal Mines

Beginning in January of 2011, mine operators will have to track and later report how much methane they emit. Methane is 21 times as potent a greenhouse gas as carbon dioxide, and to prevent it from building up underground, mine operators release it into the atmosphere.