The Biden administration earlier this year stopped holding federal oil and gas lease sales, pending the review, but a federal judge last month ruled that his leasing freeze was unlawful.
The agreement will resolve a long-standing dispute over the $11 billion pipeline, now 98% complete, being built under the Baltic Sea to carry gas from Russia's Arctic region to Germany.
The Department of Homeland Security on July 20 required owners and operators of critical pipelines that transport hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement "urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions."
The overhaul, in the works for 20 years, is the first sweeping update to the laws that govern everything from oil drilling to fuel sales in Nigeria—Africa's largest oil exporter in decades.
The aim is to implement legally-binding targets to reduce net EU emissions by 55% by 2030, from 1990 levels, and eliminate them by 2050.
Natural gas use dipped and renewable demand grew, eating into coal’s share of power generation, BP’s annual report says.
The Babst Calland law firm’s annual report includes a chat with Sen. Joe Manchin and an assessment of the impact of President Biden’s government-wide climate approach.
Law is the first in the US that requires fossil fuel divestment for officials.
The Interior Department said it would comply with the ruling by a federal judge in Louisiana, but did not say when oil and gas leasing on public lands might resume.
A legislative solution to climate change policy is ideal, experts say, but if Congress fails to act, federal agencies can utilize tools like section 115 of the Clean Air Act to regulate emissions.