Climate Change

Trump Admin. To Buy Oil To Boost US Producers

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Thursday a solicitation for 30 million barrels of oil, the first step in a plan to fill up the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as a way to boost an energy industry walloped by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic…

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EPA Internal Watchdog Says Mexico Border Program Failing

The internal watchdog arm of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a report on Tuesday that criticized the regulator for shortcomings in monitoring and implementing a bilateral program with Mexico aimed at protecting the environment along the border…

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Calif. Seeks Early Win In DOJ’s Cap-And-Trade Lawsuit

California asked a federal court Monday to grant it a quick win in the Trump administration’s suit challenging the constitutionality of California’s cap-and-trade agreement with Québec, with the state arguing that the deal doesn’t encroach on federal powers…

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