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05/12 4:44 pm

Colonial Pipeline has begun a restart of its operations following a cyberattack, the company announced on Wednesday.  It began the restart at about 5 p.m., but it will take “several days” for product delivery to return to normal, the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 4:15 pm

President Biden on Wednesday predicted there would be positive news to share related to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline within the next 24 hours and said he believed his administration would get the situation “under control.”Biden’s remarks to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 3:45 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Wednesday that is rescinding a Trump-era rule that would have enabled public input on agency guidance. The agency said in a statement that its rescission would restore its ability to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 3:45 pm

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced Wednesday that the department has approved a new constitution for the Cherokee Nation that affirms the citizenship of people formerly enslaved by members of the nation.The constitution, which Cherokee… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 3:04 pm

More states in the Southeast are facing major gasoline shortages and long lines at the pump as the Colonial Pipeline shutdown stretches into a fifth day.On Wednesday afternoon, 65 percent of gas stations in North Carolina, 44 percent of stations in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 12:34 pm

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday warned against “hoarding” gasoline amid increasing shortages, echoing similar comments from Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Tuesday. “This is a time to be sensible and to be safe,”… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 12:14 pm

Radhika Fox, President Biden’s nominee for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Assistant Administrator for Water, on Wednesday, pledged to “listen to all sides in order to find enduring solutions” in a hearing before the Senate Environment and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/12 9:24 am

Gasoline prices rose to above $3 per gallon on average Wednesday as parts of the Southeast saw significant shortages on Wednesday. According to the American Automotive Association (AAA), the average gasoline prices around the country was $3.008… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 8:04 pm

Four Montgomery County homeowners shouldn’t have been joined to an ongoing lawsuit in Harris County with claims that the San Jacinto River Authority’s actions during Hurricane Harvey caused flooding and property damage, a Texas appeals court ruled Tuesday.  …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

05/11 6:54 pm

The Department of Transportation (DOT) said Tuesday it is considering issuing a temporary waiver to allow fuel to be delivered to U.S. ports as parts of the East Coast face a gas crunch following the hack of Colonial Pipeline.The DOT said in a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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