House Republicans blast environmental rules in first Energy meeting

House Republicans took aim at the country’s bedrock environmental policy in their first meeting in charge of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of the energy sector under President Biden and pushing for sweeping action to boost gas production.  “We need to be doingContinue Reading

Environmental groups blast NC wood pellet industry, governor

A group of environmental organizations urged Gov. Roy Cooper to deny any future permits for the wood pellet industry, which sees North Carolina trees chopped down and ground up to replace coal in European power plants. Wood pellets were billed as a cleaner-burning replacement for coal by industry officials, butContinue Reading