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

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

CT environment committees to focus on energy rates, trash, bears

In any given Connecticut legislative session, the Energy and Technology and Environment Committees wrestle with some of the most intractable, complex and downright hard-to-understand problems on, well, the planet. You know — climate change, energy, environmental justice — things like that. This year, add one more item to that listContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Regulatory delays frustrate green groups

Environmental activists are frustrated with timelines for environmental regulations. Meanwhile, the FDA is proposing new guidelines for lead in baby food, and the debate rages on over an upcoming bill regarding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. This is Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, theContinue Reading