As extreme heat sweeps the U.S., Biden warns that states must act to protect workers
With many parts of the country gripped by extreme heat, President Joe Biden said Thursday his administration would target states that don’t offer workers heat protections and would direct millions of dollars to water projects and improved weather forecasting. In a live address, with the mayors of Phoenix and San Antonio joining by video, Biden […]
Interior Department calls for oil and gas leasing updates, but not ending production
The report also calls for limiting non-competitive leases and leases for low-potential lands, and for increasing the minimum bid for onshore development
Biden administration to restart oil and gas leasing
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department will make significant steps toward restarting its leasing programs for onshore and offshore oil and gas development in the coming months, the Biden administration said in a court filing Tuesday. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management anticipates holding a sale for offshore leases in October or November, the administration said. […]
Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the Cabinet
Senate Democrats praised Haaland for her conduct at the rough Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.