Energy & Fuel

"Automakers Blitz Congress to Fix an EV Tax Credit They Can’t Use"

"Automakers including Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. are making a last-ditch lobbying push to change Democrats’ proposed new spending bill over concern that they stand to lose out from strict new limits on electric-vehicle credits."

Source: Bloomberg, 08/03/2022

"Manchin Won a Pledge From Democrats to Finish a Contested Pipeline"

"Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia has secured a promise from Democratic leaders and the White House to complete a highly contested 304-mile gas pipeline in his state, his office said, a major concession won as part of negotiations over a climate and tax bill."

Source: NYTimes, 08/02/2022

"Hidden Menace: Massive Methane Leaks Speed Up Climate Change"

"To the naked eye, the Mako Compressor Station outside the dusty West Texas crossroads of Lenorah appears unremarkable, similar to tens of thousands of oil and gas operations scattered throughout the oil-rich Permian Basin. What’s not visible through the chain-link fence is the plume of invisible gas, primarily methane, billowing from the gleaming white storage tanks up into the cloudless blue sky."

Source: AP, 07/28/2022


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