"Val Miftakhov flew Europe’s largest commercial-grade all-electric passenger plane last month"
Energy & Fuel
"The mostly low-income, Latino residents of Arvin have joined with other communities to demand setbacks for wells. Their slogan: “No drilling where we are living.”"
"The size of the global coal power fleet fell for the first time on record over the first six months of the year, with more generation capacity shutting than starting operation."
"Companies report billions in losses and decreased value of assets, but still plan to expand oil and gas production going forward. "
"House Democrats today [Friday] passed a $1.3 trillion spending package that puts them at odds with the Trump White House over Department of Energy funding priorities and would block permitting for the Pebble mine in Alaska."
"The Trump administration is extending the life of giant pits of toxic coal sludge, a move critics say further risks contamination of nearby water sources."
"President Donald Trump sought to give a morale boost to the beleaguered Texas energy industry during a visit Wednesday to the Permian Basin, while also rallying oil and gas workers against Democrats ahead of the November election."
"Joseph R. Biden Jr. won over environmentalists and liberals when he announced a $2 trillion plan to promote electric vehicles, energy efficiency and other policies intended to address climate change." "Some energy executives are pleased that the former vice president is not calling for a fracking ban and said they could work with him."
"France plans to ban heaters used by restaurants and cafes on outdoor terraces from early next year, as it accelerates a shift to a low-carbon economy, the government said."
"President Trump made two nominations to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Monday, bowing to pressure from Democratic lawmakers who have pushed to maintain the bipartisan split in the commission."