LOS ANGELES/MADRID/LONDON, July 9 The booming
rooftop solar panel industry nosedived overnight when the
coronavirus forced homeowners to rein in spending and keep their
distance from would-be installers.
San Francisco on Tuesday was set to propose legislation outlawing the use of natural gas in buildings, as congressional Democrats unveiled a blueprint to combat global warming that would support updated building codes to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.
The Trump administration has rejected most requests for royalty relief submitted by onshore oil and gas companies struggling with reduced demand for fuel and battered prices, a top Interior Department official said on Friday.
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES California on Thursday approved a groundbreaking policy to wean its trucking sector off of diesel fuel by requiring manufacturers to sell a rising number of zero-emission vehicles, starting in 2024.
SALYERSVILLE, Kentucky (This June 16 story corrects comparison in paragraph eight of climate damage from methane leaks to that from U.S. oil consumption. The leaks cause climate damage roughly equivalent to typical U.S. oil consumption in one day, not two days.)
Massachusetts' top attorney asked the state's public utilities regulator on Thursday to probe the future of the natural gas industry as the state moves away from burning fossil fuels because they contribute to climate change.
June 4 Massachusetts' top attorney asked the
state's public utilities regulator on Thursday to probe the
future of the natural gas industry as the state moves away from
burning fossil fuels because they contribute to climate change.
The Trump administration has backed off its regular oil and gas lease sale schedule, postponing at least two auctions that had been set for later this month after delaying a major sale in New Mexico in May, according to an official web site.
The U.S. Department of Interior has proposed allowing drilling companies to delay their royalty payments on oil and gas produced on federal lands due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a White House web site.