LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has hinted to at least six coastal states that he will keep their waters out of a looming plan to expand U.S. offshore drilling, telling some they lack enough oil to be included anyway, according to state officials and transcripts from public hearings.
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration’s replacement of Obama-era carbon regulations will not save U.S. coal-fired power plants from shutdown, according to a Reuters survey of utilities, spelling bad news for Trump’s efforts to revive the ailing coal industry.
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Oct 5 The Trump
administration’s replacement of Obama-era carbon regulations
will not save U.S. coal-fired power plants from shutdown,
according to a Reuters survey of utilities, spelling bad news
for Trump’s efforts to revive the ailing coal industry.
California regulators on Friday voted to require that automakers stick with Obama-era federal vehicle emissions standards for cars sold in the state regardless of Trump administration efforts to weaken the standards.
The U.S. Commerce Department is "pleased" with the new domestic solar panel manufacturing investments announced since President Donald Trump imposed hefty import tariffs earlier this year, but continued investment could depend on the outcome of ongoing trade talks, a trade official said on Wednesday.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's top internal watchdog will retire next month to take a job outside the federal government, the agency said on Tuesday, after overseeing a slew of probes centered around the Trump administration's former EPA chief, Scott Pruitt.
Canada's top climate change official on Thursday said she would make no apologies for the nation's support for its oil producers, saying environmental and economic policies must consider the needs of all Canadians.
Procurement of solar energy by U.S. utilities "exploded" in the first half of 2018, prompting a prominent research group to boost its five-year installation forecast on Thursday despite the Trump administration's steep tariffs on imported panels.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill requiring the state to source electricity from exclusively carbon-free sources by 2045, a move aimed at combating climate change that clashes with U.S. President Donald Trump's pro-fossil fuel policies.
LOS ANGELES A move by China to slash subsidies for domestic solar installations has unleashed a flood of low-cost Chinese-made panels onto the global market - pushing down prices and eroding the impact of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff on solar equipment imports, according to industry officials.