Laws & Regulations

"Energy Department Sets Efficiency Standards For Gas Stoves"

"The Department of Energy unveiled a heavily anticipated, scaled-back regulation Monday to cut greenhouse gas emissions from stovetop cooking in the U.S., going with a compromise that pleased gas stove producers and environmentalists alike."

Source: E&E News, 01/30/2024

Take This Clean Electricity ‘Dashboard’ for a Trip Into the Energy Transition Future

To better understand progress in the U.S. energy transition, some of the best nonpartisan data comes from the Energy Information Administration. And, as the latest Reporter’s Toolbox explains, EIA has an effective dashboard tool for exploring state-by-state variations in clean energy performance, among other things. Here’s how to use it smartly. Plus, a few caveats.

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Bayer Ordered To Pay $2.25B As Jury Links Herbicide Roundup To Cancer

"A jury handed down a $2.25 billion verdict, including $2 billion in punitive damages, against agrochemical giant Monsanto, according to the lawyers of a man who said he developed cancer from using the company’s weed killer, Roundup."

Source: Washington Post, 01/29/2024

Trump Deregulated Nearly 21 Percent Of Streams, 25 Percent Of Wetlands

"A rule published by the Trump administration removed protections for 21 percent of streams and 25 percent of wetlands that otherwise could have received federal protection, new research has found."

Source: The Hill, 01/26/2024

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