Category: Energy

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Supreme Court rejects red states’ plea to block Biden climate metric

Supreme Court rejects red states’ plea to block Biden climate metric

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in March stayed Cain’s injunction, ruling that Louisiana and the other states lacked standing to challenge the metri [...]
Granholm ‘bullish’ on Congress passing clean energy tax credits

Granholm ‘bullish’ on Congress passing clean energy tax credits

Manchin has said he supports tax credits for clean energy, but he has voiced opposition to expanding credits for electric vehicles. But Granholm also [...]
Biden’s other gas price quagmire

Biden’s other gas price quagmire

While the price move may not be as immediately visible to the average consumer as the spike in gasoline, it will contribute to the inflation that has [...]
House Democrats press DOJ to probe Trump Interior secretary for permit reversal

House Democrats press DOJ to probe Trump Interior secretary for permit reversal

The new effort shows House Democrats are still focused on probing the Trump administration’s actions nearly 18 months after it left office. Bernhardt [...]
Biden administration reverses Trump-era rule limiting scrutiny of environmental impacts

Biden administration reverses Trump-era rule limiting scrutiny of environmental impacts

Background: Following longtime complaints from industry and Republicans about permitting time for new projects like highways or transmission infrastr [...]
New Mexico’s Democrats offer an energy lesson for the party

New Mexico’s Democrats offer an energy lesson for the party

President Joe Biden has adopted a similar tack this year as he’s cajoled the oil and gas industry to increase production to ease the high energy pric [...]
‘Rights of nature’ law clinic faces transphobia allegations

‘Rights of nature’ law clinic faces transphobia allegations

“I should’ve quit long before I did,” said Kelley, who did legal work for CELDF before leaving the organization in November. Kelley uses both they/th [...]
Biden’s shift from climate to oil rattles greens

Biden’s shift from climate to oil rattles greens

“It’s not even so much that I think the administration is recommitting to oil and gas, it’s that nobody can tell what they’re trying to do,” said Jus [...]
Congress passes bills banning Russian oil, revoking normal trade relations

Congress passes bills banning Russian oil, revoking normal trade relations

The Senate’s twin votes Thursday morning came together quickly after three weeks of delays and just as the chamber was staring down a two-week recess [...]
Democrats spar with oil industry on gas prices, but GOP blames Biden

Democrats spar with oil industry on gas prices, but GOP blames Biden

Democrats on the committee pointed to the market chaos that has sent crude oil prices soaring above $130 a barrel just two years after the price fell [...]
EPA moves to ban asbestos after decades of failures

EPA moves to ban asbestos after decades of failures

It is also the first time EPA has flexed its regulatory muscles under the revamped Toxic Substances Control Act, which Congress updated in 2016 to si [...]
‘Swallowing a toad’: Progressives warm to Manchin’s fossil fuel demands to clinch climate package

‘Swallowing a toad’: Progressives warm to Manchin’s fossil fuel demands to clinch climate package

The West Virginia centrist, who chairs the powerful Energy Committee, recently reopened the door to a smaller reconciliation package by publicly offe [...]
Biden faces a ‘crisis with prices at the pump,’ but no easy answers

Biden faces a ‘crisis with prices at the pump,’ but no easy answers

With retail gasoline prices hovering above $4.20 a gallon nationally, Biden announced a massive release of 180 million barrels of crude oil from the [...]
Biden to tap oil reserves, press oil sector to hike production

Biden to tap oil reserves, press oil sector to hike production

While U.S. oil production has climbed since Biden entered the White House, the rate of growth has not been as quick as energy experts typically proje [...]
Biden eyes using wartime powers for minerals needed in clean energy push

Biden eyes using wartime powers for minerals needed in clean energy push

“As we break our dependence on foreign sources of oil and natural gas, we must ensure that we secure the materials necessary for the clean energy eco [...]
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