Federal energy regulators rejected a Trump administration plan to increase grid resiliency and reliability for corporations by subsidizing older coal and nuclear plants, saying it would deter investments in grid modernization.
The auto industry has mixed feelings about how the Trump administration is approaching the fuel economy standards enacted under the Obama administration, with at least the parts makers saying that they need such certainty to remain economically viable.
Despite a failed legislative attempt, the US Department of Interior now says that it will try and change the current methane rules for oil and gas operations through regulatory means — a move that, if successful, would still take years.
Nearly half the companies in Fortune 500 have set targets to cut their greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiencies and up their consumption of renewable energy, says the just-released CERES Power Forward 3.0 report.
In a move that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt described as a “pro-growth and pro-environment approach for how we do regulations in this country,” President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to undo a slew of Obama administration climate rules.