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04/07 12:06 pm

A federal court on Tuesday struck down the Trump administration’s move to suspend an Obama-era rule that restricted the use of a powerful greenhouse gas, saying the Trump administration did not follow the proper procedure. After the court ruled… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/07 9:46 am

President Trump said Monday that the U.S. may consider cutting domestic oil production if it would help to solve international production disputes that have led to a steep decline in prices. Reuters has reported that countries including… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/07 8:46 am

Coronavirus patients who live in cities with higher levels of air pollution may be at significantly higher risk of death from the disease, a new study finds.The national study from five Harvard researchers with the university’s Department of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/06 9:06 pm

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s chairman on Monday said that even though the commission has loosened some reporting requirements and will exercise enforcement discretion as it faces the threat of the novel coronavirus, it will continue to enforce key public health rules. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

04/06 7:16 pm

A Texas appellate court has declined to intervene in Kinder Morgan’s fight to dissolve a temporary injunction blocking construction on the $2.2 billion Permian Highway natural gas pipeline, urging the developer to allow the trial court some more time to figure out the technology needed to hold a hearing during …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

04/06 5:56 pm

A TAXING DISPUTE: President Trump is floating the possibility of tariffs on oil imports, ramping up pressure on Russia and Saudi Arabia to reach a deal amid the current production standoff. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/06 4:56 pm

A TAXING DISPUTE: President Trump is floating the possibility of tariffs on oil imports, ramping up pressure on Russia and Saudi Arabia to reach a deal amid the current production standoff. “I am a big believer in our great energy business, and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/06 4:06 pm

The average level of methane in the atmosphere increased last year by the highest amount in five years, according to preliminary data released Sunday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found that the average level of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/06 11:26 am

Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are slamming Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance that eased environmental compliance standards amid the coronavirus pandemic, joining a chorus of other Democrats and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/06 9:27 am

President Trump is floating the possibility of tariffs on oil imports, ramping up pressure on Russia and Saudi Arabia to reach a deal amid the current production standoff. “I am a big believer in our great energy business, and we’re going… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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