Energy & Environment — Manchin releases permitting reform proposal

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is releasing more details on his permitting reform proposal. Meanwhile, the Senate approved a climate treaty that calls for the phasedown of potent greenhouse gases that the country is already on its way toward phasing down. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for theContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Pelosi signals openness to permitting reform

Speaker Pelosi is deferring to the Senate on the future of permitting reform, stressing that a government funding measure must pass, while some Republicans express hostility to Sen. Joe Manchin’s proposed reforms. Meanwhile, President Biden was in Detroit talking about electric vehicles.   This is Overnight Energy & Environment, yourContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Sanders opposed to Manchin permitting push

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) expressed his opposition to a Manchin-led permitting push that has the support of Democratic leaders. Meanwhile, the Interior Department removed a slur from federal place names, and the Energy Department is backing geothermal.   This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest newsContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Manchin permitting tradeoff roils activists

Climate activists warn a deal on permitting reform could bring new environmental issues. We’ll also look at why gas is dropping below $4 and another House committee chair wanting answers from oil companies.  This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environmentContinue Reading

Coalition of Environmental Justice and National Groups Celebrates Equity Advances, Calls on Biden & Congress to Further Racial, Economic, and Environmental Justice

Austin, TX — Today, 13 organizations petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take action in Texas, where the state’s air permitting program has for years failed to meet public participation and environmental justice obligations under federal environmental and civil rights laws. Until EPA addresses the deficiencies identified inContinue Reading

PROVIDENCE – Nearly a year ago, state environmental regulators turned away an application to build a medical waste-to-energy plant in West Warwick that would use a high-heat process known as pyrolysis to break down used syringes, gloves and tubing into flammable gas, oil and tar.  Now, state legislators are proposing toContinue Reading

Troilus Kicks Off Environmental Permitting Process With

MONTREAL, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Troilus Gold Corp. (TSX: TLG) (OTCQB: CHXMF) (“Troilus” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has filed the Initial Project Description for the Troilus Project with the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (“IAAC”) at the Federal level and the Project NoticeContinue Reading

Bloomberg Law

The Biden administration has cleared up uncertainty about the role of a small office that irons out complex environmental permit reviews, part of a bid to speed permitting for wind farms and other projects, its executive director tells Bloomberg Law. The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC) had been scheduledContinue Reading