Energy & Environment — Are the feds closing the door on climate action?

The federal government may be running out of time for meaningful action on climate change, green groups want action on a key EPA enforcement official and Texas’ grid operator advises energy conservation. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. For The Hill, we’re … Read more

Energy & Environment — Feds set to hold oil and gas lease sales this week

The Biden administration is gearing up for new oil and gas drilling, while the G-7 is also putting out messaging that’s favorable to natural gas. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. For The Hill, we’re Rachel Frazin and Zack Budryk. Subscribe here. … Read more

Environmentalists hate the working class

As the United States faces skyrocketing oil, gas and electricity prices, the obvious solution is to drill for more oil and gas and build more generating plants. Naturally, that’s off the table because the people who are being hurt most aren’t the ones who set the agenda. High prices hurt everyone to a degree, but … Read more

Trump has ‘I told you so’ moment over record inflation numbers

Former President Donald Trump said Friday’s announcement that inflation had reached an annual rate of 8.6% would “never have happened” had he been reelected in 2020. “Just out, really bad CPI – 8.6%. Worst number since December, 1981,” the 45th president posted on his social media site Truth Social. “Employment numbers 6,000,000 lower than it … Read more

Energy & Environment — Biden administration announces new oceans moves

The Biden administration outlines new steps on ocean conservation, a new report from House Democrats faults the fossil fuel industry’s handling of methane leaks, and Democrats must strike a balance on promoting electric vehicles. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. For The … Read more

Corn lobby wins big as EPA finalizes record ethanol blending requirement

U.S. refiners will be on the hook for blending record volumes of ethanol and other renewable fuels into the nation’s fuel supply this year, the Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. The decision is a big win for the corn lobby and a setback for many refinery interests that say the requirements are too costly. The … Read more