The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018 on Aug. 9, infuriating the ethanol and corn producers.
The Trump administration on Aug. 9 unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, drawing praise from the oil industry but criticism from progressive states and Democratic lawmakers who said it would jeopardize water quality.
Law sets goal of adding 30% of renewable gas into the state’s pipeline system.
Sector was wary of new administration but oil and gas has not been negatively affected, says NMOGA.
Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said.
Group tones down emissions goals of Green New Deal.
Extending the subsidy and not defaulting to a phaseout has significant Democratic support but is opposed by Sen. Grassley.