The utility’s R. Gallagher power plant, which boasts twin smokestacks that have long towered over the Ohio River city of New Albany, was scheduled to be retired in 2022, but will now close much earlier.
The federal government announced Monday that it will support the ethanol industry in a lawsuit over biofuel waivers granted to oil refineries under President Donald Trump’s administration.
Authorities ordered 7 million people—a quarter of the population of the nation’s second-largest state—to boil tap water before drinking it, following record low temperatures that damaged infrastructure and pipes.
A deep freeze in the Gulf state region and beyond that killed dozens of people, left millions without power and jeopardized drinking water systems also forced as many as 11 refineries offline, according to travel app GasBuddy.
The Bolt will bring the total number of EVs on sale in the U.S. to at least 23, and Edmunds.com expects that figure to reach 30 this year.
The vote followed a passionate debate between renewable energy advocates and a group of residents and local officials who said legislation would take away local control.
Wetlands would still be regulated by the federal government under the Clean Water Act, but that oversight would only apply to about 20% of the remaining wetlands.
The electric-vehicle industry has grown exponentially in the past decade but still represents less than 2% of automobiles sold in the United States.
President Joe Biden has set a goal of eliminating pollution from fossil fuels in the power sector by 2035 and from the U.S. economy overall by 2050, speeding growth of solar and wind energy and lessening the country’s dependence on oil and gas.
Oil and gas extracted from public lands and waters account for about a quarter of annual U.S. production.
Many experts agree that Biden’s actions could help the nation achieve ambitious climate goals and enhance the renewable energy sector. Others say they worry more that stricter regulations could hurt companies struggling to recover from the pandemic
Keystone XL President Richard Prior said over 1,000 jobs, the majority unionized, will be eliminated. The premier of the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta called the decision an “insult” and said the Canadian government should impose trade sanctions.
The decision is likely to give the incoming Biden administration a freer hand to regulate emissions from power plants, one of the major sources of fossil fuel emissions.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday he will seek legal damages if reports are true that Joe Biden plans to scrap the pipeline upon taking office.
A veteran of the Obama administration, Janet McCabe is a professor of practice at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and director of the IU Environmental Resilience Institute.
Congress has moved to phase out a class of potent planet-warming chemicals and provide billions of dollars for renewable energy and efforts to suck carbon from the atmosphere.
Recipients of the federal grants including Beech Grove, Lapel, Thorntown and Edinburgh in the Indianapolis metropolitan area.
In its decision, the Environmental Protection Agency maintained that the Obama-era levels, set in 2012, are adequately protective of human health.
Less-strict Trump fuel-economy regulations were supported by most auto makers, many of which were having trouble meeting escalating efficiency standards set when Barack Obama was president. Now, they recognize that change is coming.