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Tuesday’s surprising move by the court is a blow to Obama and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents.
In a surprising moves to legal experts, the Supreme Court today in a 5-4 ruling stayed the implementation of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) supporting greenhouse gas reductions at fossil fuel fired power plants. The move was surprising because the Supreme Court rarely involves itself in the determination of whether or not a temporary […]
The fine covers violations that Duke Energy admitted when it pleaded guilty to federal pollution crimes nine months ago and agreed to pay $102 million in fines and restitution, the state Department of Environmental Quality said.
The oil-market crash cost BP more last year than the Deepwater Horizon disaster cost it in 2010.
The position is a new one Paul Hastings, he said, which already has a robust oil and gas practice.
The justices ruled 6-2 on Monday that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had the authority to issue directives aimed at conserving energy and preventing blackouts.
Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project would nearly triple pipeline capacity from 300,000 to 890,000 barrels of crude oil a day. It would carry oil from Alberta’s oil sands to the Vancouver area to be loaded on to barges and tankers for Asian and U.S. markets.
hearing board of the South Coast Air Quality Management District issued the order Saturday
The plan has been challenged by more than two dozen mostly Republican-led states and allied business and industry groups tied to fossil fuels.