Energy & Environment — Energy bills among first of new Congress

The 118th Congress begins. Meanwhile, Treasury issues a new guidance on electric vehicle tax credits and the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers finish new water regulations.   Plus: An interview with Steven Donziger, an activist who rallies against Big Oil in Latin America.  This is Overnight Energy & Environment,Continue Reading

PLASTiCS CEO Matt Seaholm addressing Congress

Matt Seaholm, President and CEO of the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), defended the industry and proposed solutions to the plastic waste problem in his testimony to Congress on Thursday, Dec. 15. His testimony was in response to “unfair and poorly informed” legislation introduced Dec. 1 by two US senators andContinue Reading

US Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

The new act is built on the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, which was introduced in the last two Congressional sessions but failed to move forward. | Rob Crandall/Shutterstock A newly introduced bill in Congress is reviving parts of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, with a focusContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Climate activists prepare for divided Congress

A narrow GOP House majority has activists assessing the years ahead. Meanwhile, the federal government OKs some Chevron operations in Venezuela, and Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) tough reelection fight may doom his hopes for permitting reform.  This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused onContinue Reading