Chicago TribuneEnergy companies may pay US more to drill, mine on public landChicago TribuneThat measure, which chiefly aims to reduce the venting and flaring of natural gas on federal land, is the target of repeal legislation in Congress. In the long run, Zinke said, energy companies will be more interested [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
USA TODAYPolicy Shift Helps Coal, but Other Forces May Limit EffectNew York Times“If the Clean Power Plan is reneged upon, I don't think you will see utilities going back to investing in coal because they have already reduced their infrastructure and they already have commitments geared toward natural gas,” said [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
Florida Politics (blog)Gwen Graham, Democrats in Congress, slams Donald Trump's environmental orderFlorida Politics (blog)The order offers the presumption that coal, oil, and natural gas, along with other energy sources can be made to be affordable, reliable, safe, secure, and clean. But Democrats saw it as a policy decision aimed at [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
Q&A: Trump's Energy Independence Executive OrderPlattsThe order calls for a review of US limits on fracking on federal lands and methane emissions from oil and gas operations, but those rules were already being undone through court cases and by actions still moving through Congress. Obama-era regulations ... [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
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