February 2, 2018

In response to the rise in renewable energy and natural gas, Energy Secretary Rick Perry asked FERC to “guarantee financial payments” to struggling coal and nuclear power plants. In a unanimous decision, FERC rejected Perry’s proposal and set forth a 60-day deadline fo...

February 2, 2018

NYC Mayor de Blasio announced a lawsuit which seeks to hold “the world’s five largest publicly traded oil companies” (BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell) responsible for their purported share of “global-warming gases.” In his announcement, d...

February 2, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy and the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this month that oil output from U.S. shale oil drillers is continuing to grow, and will reach over 6.5 million barrels of output per day in February. The agencies stated that Shale d...

February 2, 2018

Heeding calls from President Trump to increase domestic energy production, the Interior Department proposed a “five-year continental shelf plan” which would auction off the rights to drill for oil in federal coastal areas in the Artic, the Atlantic and Pacific oceans,...

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D.C. District Court overturns Dakota Access Pipeline analysis

July 18, 2017

The United States District Court, District of Columbia, found that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) violated NEPA by failing to adequately con...

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