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06/16 5:16 pm

HAPPY TUESDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 5:16 pm

The California-based utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) pled guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter after reaching a deal with California prosecutors over its equipment’s role in starting a deadly 2018 wildfire, local media… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 5:06 pm

Democrats on Tuesday scrutinized President Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over actions she has taken on chemical issues during her work in the Trump administration. Several Democratic senators questioned and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 3:26 pm

More than 27,000 U.S. clean energy jobs were lost in May, bringing the total jobs lost since the start of the pandemic past 620,000, according to a new analysis. The report noted that the 620,590 jobs since march represent more than 18 percent… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 3:16 pm

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the suspension of the last two remaining oil and gas leases near Glacier National Park in Montana.Oil and gas development in the Badger-Two Medicine region just outside the park has been tied up in lawsuits… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 1:26 pm

Lawmakers in both chambers are looking for ways to assist the energy industry as the economic fallout hits fossil fuels and renewables alike.Oil demand has plunged amid stay-at-home orders and concerns over travel. The renewable energy… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 11:26 am

A group of 180 Democratic lawmakers penned a letter to House leadership asking for congressional action to help the “decimated” clean energy sector, which has lost hundreds of thousands of jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. A vast majority of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/16 10:36 am

Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are again accusing their Democratic counterparts of misusing committee resources to stage forums that exclude the minority.The coronavirus pandemic has limited the formal hearing schedule for the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 5:56 pm

HAPPY MONDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at rfrazin… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 5:16 pm

A bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers is questioning the Interior Department after it was reported last week that it could start pursuing oil and gas drilling off the coast of Florida following the election this November. Four sources told… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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