Energy & Environment — Biden administration blocks Pebble Mine 

The Biden administration is blocking the construction of a gold and copper mine over concerns about impacts to an Alaska salmon fishery. Meanwhile, six states are saying they found a compromise on water cuts amid a drought along the Colorado River, and ExxonMobil reports record profits.   This is EnergyContinue Reading

Environmental advocates express frustration over Biden regulation delays 

Environmental advocates, generally strong supporters of the Biden administration, are expressing frustration at what they describe as too-lengthy delays for important regulations.   Their frustration follows the administration’s recent release of its semiannual regulatory agenda, which pushed back timelines for a range of rules governing planet-warming emissions and other pollution coming fromContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Granholm: Biden would veto House SPR bill 

House Republicans are preparing a vote on a bill limiting Strategic Petroleum Reserve purchases. Meanwhile, a new study outlines the way forward for Puerto Rican renewables, and a report puts a price on the Biden administration’s wind power goals.  This is Energy & Environment, your source for the latest newsContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Biden energy chief pushes back on GOP bill

The Biden administration says a Republican bill would hike gas prices, the U.N. Secretary-General warns of a critical moment for international warming targets and loosened restrictions in China may send oil demand surging. This is Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment andContinue Reading

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Environmental justice advocates say the year ahead will be crucial in translating environmental justice promises, strategies, and billions of dollars of funding into results for neglected communities. With the Biden administration at the halfway point of a four-year term, environmental equity has been elevated to more of a priority issueContinue Reading