February 11, 2019

February 8, 2019

The Green New Deal Lands in Congress

Backers of a Green New Deal introduced a resolution to launch an all-out, decade-long mobilization aimed at transforming the economy to carbon-free energy. They say their goal would restore America's global leadership on climate change, build national prosperity and protect the most vulnerable.

February 6, 2019

Draft of Green New Deal Calls for Jobs, Doesn’t Ban Fossil Fuels

A draft obtained by Bloomberg of the Green New Deal legislative package calls for guaranteed jobs, health care and housing, but doesn't include a ban on fossil fuels that has been sought by some supporters. Legislation, likely to be introduced this week in Congress, is being crafted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey.

February 5, 2019

EPA, California Still ‘Far Apart’ on Car Emissions Rules

U.S. and California officials met briefly on Monday and said they are still far from agreeing on auto emissions standards, with a crucial deadline just two months away. "That disagreement may turn into a legal disagreement at some point," California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols said.

February 4, 2019

EPA's Wheeler Continued Frequent Meetings with Industry His Agency Regulates

EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, who is awaiting Senate confirmation to become administrator, held or attended more than 50 meetings with representatives of companies or industry groups regulated by the EPA between April and August of last year, including a company he previously lobbied for, a CNN review of his internal schedules found.

Dominion Delays Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipe, Increases Cost Estimate

Dominion Energy raised the estimated cost of its Atlantic Coast pipeline to a range of $7 billion-$7.5 billion and said it has delayed the expected completion date to early 2021. When it started building the natural gas pipeline, to run from West Virginia to North Carolina, its cost estimate was $6 billion to $6.5 billion.

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