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Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

Updated, 6:04 p.m. with comments from Whitmer The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant...

Dingell sponsors $10T, 10-year green energy plan  

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) have introduced a Herculean $10 trillion federal infrastructure plan they say is aimed...

State and local police: No financial relationship with Enbridge for Line...

Environmentalists have been waging high-profile protests against Canadian oil company Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement in Minnesota for months. The national climate change newsletter,...

Increases in royalties paid by oil and gas producers, lease rates...

Interior Department officials indicated last week the Biden administration would change some federal oil and gas policies in an effort to roll back the...

U.S. House panel divides on party lines over how to better...

In a preview of the arguments likely to be repeated as the Biden administration and Congress work toward conservation goals, Democrats on a U.S....

4 big questions about the feds’ scrutiny of oil and gas...

In his first week in office, President Joe Biden paused new oil and gas leasing on federal lands as his administration reviewed fossil fuel...

Senate confirms Haaland as first-ever Native American to serve in the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American to ever be confirmed by the U.S....

Bills you may have missed, from banning workplace vaccine mandates to...

State lawmakers have introduced bills in March on topics ranging from expanding unemployment benefits to protecting members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination to...

Enviros applaud Whitmer’s plan for propane security without Line 5

With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s deadline for Canadian oil company Enbridge to shut down its controversial Line 5 pipeline now less than two months away,...

Farmers call for voluntary, financially appealing programs to fight climate change

Congress should use voluntary, financially appealing programs to encourage farmers and foresters to help address climate change, experts told the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Thursday.  Speakers from...

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