Energy & Fuel

"Biden Boosts Cost To Drill On Public Lands"

"Oil companies will have to lay down significantly more money to drill on public lands following a sweeping final rule published by the Biden administration Friday that also increases federal royalty rates and aims to shrink the future footprint of the nation’s oil program."

Source: E&E News, 04/15/2024

"The U.S. Urgently Needs a Bigger Grid. Here’s a Fast Solution."

"One of the biggest obstacles to expanding clean energy in the United States is a lack of power lines. Building new transmission lines can take a decade or more because of permitting delays and local opposition. But there may be a faster, cheaper solution, according to two reports released Tuesday."

Source: NYTimes, 04/11/2024

Senate Votes To Reject Rule To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Highways

"The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution that would overturn a federal agency's rule requiring states to measure and set declining targets for greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles using the national highway system."

Source: Reuters, 04/11/2024

US Agrees With Native American Tribe That Line 5 Pipeline Is Trespassing

"The Biden administration straddled the line on a controversial Canadian oil pipeline in a court filing Wednesday, saying a lower court’s order to drain portions running through tribal land may violate a 1977 treaty but agreeing with a Native American tribe that the operator is trespassing on tribal land."

Source: The Hill, 04/11/2024

"The First All-Electric Tugboat In The US Is About To Launch"

"With their roaring diesel engines, tugboats push, pull and guide much larger vessels into port and out to sea. They are small but mighty — and incredibly dirty, spewing huge amounts of toxic exhaust and planet-warming emissions every year. Now, however, the humble harbor craft is going electric."

Source: Canary Media, 04/10/2024

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