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GAO finds BLM oil, gas well bonds insufficient for cleanups

The Government Accountability Office is urging Congress and the Bureau of Land Management to increase the amount of money the bureau collects from oil and gas well operators to better fund the cleanup of orphaned wells.

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NRDC blasts highway bill’s NEPA waiver for gas ‘gathering lines’

The environmental group’s criticism comes as top senators are trying to reach agreement on how to pay for their $287 billion reauthorization of the federal highway program.

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D.C. Circuit scraps long-paused CPP suit as ‘moot’

The court’s decision has long been expected, though it nonetheless ends the lengthy and complicated D.C. Circuit review of litigation over the Clean Power Plan without ever issuing a merits ruling.

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GOP-led state group moves to back EPA’s ACE rule

West Virginia is leading a 20-state coalition supporting EPA in litigation over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant greenhouse gas rule.

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Senators seek methane curbs for distribution lines

Democrats are framing the bill as part of a broader response to EPA’s plans to scuttle Obama-era methane rules for the oil and gas sector.

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EPA Critics Float New Legal Claims In ACE Reconsideration Petitions

States and environmentalists opposed to EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant greenhouse gas rule are formally urging the agency to reconsider multiple aspects of the final regulation, arguing it relied on several legal claims and other provisions that were not subject to public comment.

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HEI launches fracking spinoff

The Health Effects Institute is launching HEI-Energy, an affiliate that will study the health effects of unconventional oil and natural gas development.

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EPA releases draft water reuse action plan

Developed in coordination with other federal agencies, EPA is proposing 46 actions to better coordinate policies to ensure water availability and mitigate the risks posed by droughts.

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Democrat floats CRA resolution targeting ACE climate rule

The Congressional Review Act resolution to block EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy climate rule could boost public critiques of the regulation.

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State critics oppose EPA bid to speed ACE litigation

Democratic state’s challenging the Trump EPA’s rollback of power plant greenhouse gas rules argue that speeding court consideration of their suit would block a “fair” hearing of their claims.

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