Energy & Fuel

"Danly To Cancel FERC Press Briefings"

"Newly appointed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman James Danly (R) has canceled the agency's monthly media briefings and will not take interviews with the press, according to an announcement yesterday that drew criticism from advocates for government transparency."

Source: E&E News, 11/17/2020

"Big Oil Seeks Supreme Court Ruling to Derail Climate Litigation"

"A set of “extraordinary” claims seeking to hold the oil and gas industry liable for greenhouse gas emissions belongs in federal court, industry lawyers told the U.S. Supreme Court in a new brief that aims to undermine climate litigation across the country."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 11/17/2020

Trump DOI Rushes To Sell off ANWR Oil Rights Before Biden Can Block It

"The Trump administration is asking oil and gas firms to pick spots where they want to drill in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as it races to open the pristine wilderness to development and lock in drilling rights before President-elect Joe Biden takes office."

Source: Washington Post, 11/17/2020

"Trump to Rush Drilling Leases in Arctic Before Biden Takes Over"

"The Trump administration is advancing plans to auction drilling rights in the U.S. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who has vowed to block oil exploration in the rugged Alaska wilderness."

Source: Bloomberg, 11/16/2020
December 2, 2020 to December 3, 2020

IJNR Virtual Workshop for Journalists: The Gulf of Mexico

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites applications for a two-day virtual workshop investigating the ecology, economy and more of the Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. Gulf Coast.



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