Laws & Regulations

Australian Regulator Finds Emissions Misreporting By Coalminer Peabody

"US coalmining giant Peabody Energy has repeatedly submitted incorrect greenhouse gas emissions reports to the Australian government, prompting questions about the reliability of national climate data based on company assessments."

Source: Guardian, 01/31/2022

"Montana Moves To Limit Wolf Hunts Around Yellowstone National Park"

"Montana wildlife commissioners on Friday moved to shut down gray wolf hunting in a portion of the state around Yellowstone National Park, amid mounting criticism over a record number of the animals shot or trapped after roaming across the park boundary this winter."

Source: AP, 01/31/2022

"Environmental Justice Groups Sue Over Incinerator Pollution"

"Community groups in New Jersey and California are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeking to force trash incinerators across the country — many of them in predominantly minority communities — to emit less pollution into the air."

Source: AP, 01/28/2022

US Utilities Side With Environment Agency In Supreme Court Climate Case

"U.S. utility industry lobby groups have asked the Supreme Court to preserve the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases, arguing that failing to do so could open the door to lawsuits against power and water providers and raise costs for consumers."

Source: Reuters, 01/28/2022

"Judge Throws Out Massive Gulf Of Mexico Oil And Gas Lease Sale"

"A federal judge on Thursday invalidated the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in the nation’s history, ruling that the Biden administration violated federal law by relying on a seriously flawed analysis of the climate change impact of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico."

Source: Washington Post, 01/28/2022


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