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Schumer and 22 Senate Democrats demand DOJ crack down on oil industry price-fixing

The FTC said earlier this month that Scott Sheffield, the former CEO of Pioneer Natural Resources, colluded with OPEC and OPEC  to potentially raise...

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Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden pushes ‘green blitz’ of environmental rules

With the clock ticking toward Election Day, Biden’s administration has also issued or proposed rules on a wide range of other issues, from student...

24.05.2024 20

Fortune

Matthew Daly

With summer road trips fast approaching, Biden seeks to lower gas prices

Tapping gasoline reserves is one of the few actions a president can take by himself to try to control inflation.

22.05.2024 20

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Colorless liquid that emits a toxic vapor known to cause liver cancer and reproductive problems banned from use in paint stripper

Methylene chloride can cause cancer and damage to the nervous, immune and reproductive systems, the EPA said.

01.05.2024 60

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden administration’s tough new EPA rules would force coal-fired power plants to capture emissions or shut down

New limits on greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric plants are the Biden administration's most ambitious effort yet to roll back...

25.04.2024 30

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Coal miners will get long wanted protection from dust that causes black lung

The final rule, announced by Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su, cuts by half the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica for an eight-hour...

17.04.2024 20

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Hundreds of chemical plants will be forced to slash toxic emissions likely to cause cancer—and it's a huge win for several majority-Black neighborhoods

The rule advances President Biden’s commitment to environmental justice by delivering critical health protections for communities burdened by...

09.04.2024 10

Fortune

Matthew Daly

‘The post-2030 targets remain entirely unachievable’: Trucking group CEO despairs at tougher new EPA rules

The EPA has set strict emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks, buses and other large vehicles, to take effect for model years 2027 through 2032.

30.03.2024 70

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden Orders US Investigation of National Security Risks Posed by Chinese-Made ‘Smart Cars’

The probe could lead to new regulations aimed at preventing China from using sophisticated technology in electric vehicles to track drivers and their...

29.02.2024 5

The Diplomat

Matthew Daly

Biden brokers $1 billion deal with Oregon, Washington, 4 Columbia River tribes to revive the Northwest's salmon population

The Columbia River Basin, an area roughly the size of Texas, was once the world’s greatest salmon-producing river system.

24.02.2024 10

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden decision to delay gas export proposals hailed by environmentalists, slammed as 'win for Russia' by Republicans and industry groups

The Biden admin on Friday delayed consideration of new natural gas export terminals amid soaring shipments to Europe and Asia.

28.01.2024 6

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Pete Buttigieg says 'electric vehicle revolution' is here as White House scrambles to build nationwide charging network with $623 million grant program

Only Ohio and New York have opened charging stations under the Biden program. Grants being announced Thursday will fund 47 EV charging stations in 22...

11.01.2024 20

Fortune

Matthew Daly

FTC doubles down on oil industry scrutiny as it reviews Chevron-Hess merger

Chevron proposed to pay $53 billion for Hess and Exxon offered $60 billion for Pioneer Natural Resources. The feds are reviewing both mergers.

09.12.2023 5

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Lina Khan's FTC wants more information about Exxon's $60 billion mega-acquisition of Pioneer Natural Resources

The investigation comes after Chuck Schumer and other senators urged the FTC to investigate the Exxon-Pioneer deal and Chevron's $53 billion deal with...

06.12.2023 7

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden White House takes aim at oil and natural gas with major new emissions rule: 'The clock is no longer just ticking. It is banging'

Vice President Kamala Harris, the top American representative at the COP28 summit, said, "The urgency of this moment is clear."

04.12.2023 10

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Buyers of EVs with batteries from China get dinged under new Biden administration rules for tax credits

Biden wants half of new cars to be electric by 2030—but new rules proposed Friday would effectively raise prices on EVs with Chinese batteries.

01.12.2023 30

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Chuck Schumer leads group of 22 top Senate Dems urging FTC to check Big Oil after Exxon, Chevron mega-mergers

“These deals are likely to harm competition, risking increased consumer prices and reduced output throughout the United States," the senators wrote.

02.11.2023 6

Fortune

Matthew Daly

As Israel-Hamas war sends oil prices as high as $96 per barrel, IEA head says it's 'definitely not good news' for the market

Markets will remain volatile, and the conflict could push oil prices higher, "which is definitely bad news for inflation,” said IEA executive...

20.10.2023 7

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden administration announces $3.5 billion for projects to strengthen nationwide electric grid stressed by extreme weather

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said it was the largest federal investment ever in grid infrastructure, supporting projects that will harden...

19.10.2023 10

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden angers all sides with oil and gas lease sales in Gulf of Mexico: 'Showing the world that it’s OK to prioritize polluters'

The U.S. president was accused both of helping polluters and appeasing radical activists.

29.09.2023 4

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden is fighting with Republicans over whether to keep protecting the lesser prairie chicken and northern long-eared bat

The long-eared bat is one of 12 bat types decimated by a fungal disease called white-nose syndrome.

29.09.2023 10

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden will use his executive power to create a New Deal-style American Climate Corps green jobs training program

The White House said the program will employ more than 20,000 young adults who will build trails, plant trees, help install solar panels and other...

21.09.2023 5

Fortune

Matthew Daly

Biden clean car emission rules are hitting a crucial test as Republican legal challenges go to appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments Thursday and Friday on three cases challenging Biden administration...

14.09.2023 9

Fortune

Matthew Daly

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