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House to take big step on eliminating Trump-era rules | TheHill

The House is gearing up for votes this week to undo three Trump-era rules, using a special legislative tool to repeal some of the previous administration’s agency actions. Democrats will draw on the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices and employment discrimination cases. The three resolutions, which […]

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Meet The Bronx-Born Billionaire Exporting America’s Shale Gas Bonanza | Forbes

How Michael S. Smith salvaged a wrong-way bet on fracking by building a $14 billion plant in Texas to ship gas around the globe. Christopher HelmanJun 11, 2021, Shale Gas Billionaire: Michael Smith at his massive LNG operation on Quintana Island, Texas, which is now shipping out more than 2% of the United States’ natural-gas […]

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US EPA expands emergency fuel waiver to 12 states affected by Colonial Pipeline shutdown | S&P Global Platts

The US Environmental Protection Agency late May 11 expanded an emergency fuel waiver allowing 12 states and the District of Columbia to sell off-spec gasoline through the end of the month to alleviate shortages caused by the Colonial Pipeline shutdown. An order issued earlier in the day only lasted a week and covered three states […]

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Colonial Pipeline says it aims to restore service by end of the week | CNBC

Colonial Pipeline said Monday afternoon that parts of its system are being brought back online, and it hopes to restore service by the end of the week. “Segments of our pipeline are being brought back online in a stepwise fashion, in compliance with relevant federal regulations and in close consultation with the Department of Energy, which […]

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US ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June | AP News

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department is cancelling oil and gas lease sales from public lands through June amid an ongoing review of how the program contributes to climate change, officials said Wednesday. The action does not affect existing leases, and the agency has continued to issue new drilling permits during the open-ended […]

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U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions declined by 11% in 2020 – Today in Energy – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Based on data in EIA’s Monthly Energy Review, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions decreased by 11% in the United States in 2020 primarily because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions. U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions fell in every end-use sector for the first time since 2012. Within the U.S. power sector, emissions […]

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U.S. oil companies launch on-site vaccinations as supplies rise | Reuters

U.S. energy companies are organizing employee vaccinations as more COVID-19 doses become available, officials and employees told Reuters, setting up on-site clinics or offering time off to workers to get the shot. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-corporate-jabs/u-s-oil-companies-launch-on-site-vaccinations-as-supplies-rise-idUSL4N2LL3NL

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U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for second week in a row: Baker Hughes | Article [AMP] | Reuters

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Texas Freeze Raises Cost Of Charging A Tesla To $900 | OilPrice.com

By Charles Kennedy – Feb 16, 2021, 12:00 PM CST The electricity shortage in Texas amid the cold snap has sent spot electricity prices soaring so much that the surge in power prices equals a cost of $900 for charging a Tesla. The typical full charge of a Tesla costs around $18 using a Level […]

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2 Million Texas Households Without Power As Massive Winter Storm Drives Demand For Electricity – Houston Public Media

The state’s electric grid operator lost control of the power supply Monday morning as 2 million Texas households didn’t have heat or other electric appliances working at home as a massive winter storm delivered freezing temperatures across the state.

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