Energy & Fuel

"Lithium Companies Fight Over Water in the Arid Great Basin"

"In the Nevada valley that is one of the most significant domestic sources of a key element for the energy transition, one company controls the groundwater needed to mine it, another is fighting for a share of it and others are lining up at the tap."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/10/2024

Biden Agencies Pressed to Act on Federal Contractor Climate Disclosure

"It was a key pledge in President Joe Biden’s effort to show renewed international leadership on climate change: The U.S. government, the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, would require its contractors and suppliers to disclose their carbon emissions and climate risks."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/09/2024

"Trump’s Second-Term Blueprint Would Take A Wrecking Ball To Public Lands"

"When it was time to outline their vision for managing America’s federal lands under a future Republican presidency, pro-Donald Trump conservatives turned to a man who has spent his career advocating for those very lands to be pawned off to states and private interests."

Source: HuffPost, 04/09/2024

"This California City Is Trading An Old Gas Plant For A Giant Grid Battery"

"For a decade, twin smokestacks loomed against the bright blue skies of Menifee, in Southern California’s Inland Empire. But the old gas combustion plant came down, and on the flat industrial site it left behind an army of batteries is now being assembled."

Source: Canary Media, 04/05/2024

Lawsuit Challenges $1 Billion Federal Funding To Sustain Diablo Canyon Nuke

"An environmental group has sued the U.S. Energy Department over its decision to award over $1 billion to help keep California’s last nuclear power plant running beyond a planned closure that was set for 2025. The move opens another battlefront in the fight over the future of Diablo Canyon’s twin reactors."

Source: AP, 04/05/2024

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