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

5 energy, environment issues in bull's-eye for House GOP

Republicans clinched a narrow House majority Wednesday night, and executive agencies are now bracing for a flood of GOP-led oversight inquiries into Biden administration energy and environment decisionmaking. Republican lawmakers have made clear which policies and people they want investigated. For nearly two years, GOP committee chairs have fired offContinue Reading

California Will Use Marijuana Tax Dollars To Support Cultivator Environmental Clean-Up, State Announces

A pair of GOP congressmen is asking key cabinet officials in the Biden administration to study the environmental impacts of marijuana cultivation—acknowledging both the intensive electrical demand that growing cannabis can involve as well as the role that legalization can play in setting regulations for the plant. Reps. Earl CarterContinue Reading