Energy & Fuel

"Court: US Needs To Consider Effects Of Drilling Near Chaco"

"A federal appeals court has sided with environmentalists, ruling that the U.S. government failed to consider the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the approval of nearly 200 drilling permits in an area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park."

Source: AP, 02/03/2023

"That Dreamy Haze In Monet’s Impressionist Paintings? Air Pollution."

"Claude Monet was “terrified.” He looked outside and saw a scene across the London landscape that worried him: no fog, clear skies.” ... "Then, he writes in translated letters shared by the Tate art museum, gradually fires were lit, and smoke and a haze of industrial pollution returned to the skies. His work continued."

Source: Washington Post, 02/02/2023

"House Republicans Blast Environmental Rules In First Energy Meeting"

"House Republicans took aim at the country’s bedrock environmental policy in their first meeting in charge of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday, painting a bleak picture of the energy sector under President Biden and pushing for sweeping action to boost gas production."

Source: The Hill, 02/02/2023

Texas Oilfield Waste Company Gave $53,750 to Regulators Overseeing Permit

"A company seeking to build an oilfield waste dump near wells and waterways in East Texas has showered regulators with upwards of $50,000 in political contributions since 2019." "McBride Operating LLC and owner Joseph McBride contributed to the political campaigns of the three sitting commissioners of the Texas Railroad Commission now considering his request."

 

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/02/2023

"Biden Administration Recommends Major Alaska Oil Project"

"The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.”

Source: AP, 02/02/2023

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