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05/11 5:14 pm

IT’S TUESDAY!!!  Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 4:04 pm

The Biden administration and Capitol Hill are taking a closer look at the security in place for critical oil and gas utilities following the Colonial Pipeline shutdown.Some officials have indicated that the ransomware attack on a pipeline that… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 2:24 pm

The Biden administration has indicated that it will begin review the use of land where the sage grouse bird resides, including a Trump administration decision to open that land up to mining. The administration said in a statement posted to its… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 2:24 pm

The Colonial Pipeline expects to make a decision on fully resuming operations by the end of Wednesday after it was forced to shut down due to a ransomware attack, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said.Speaking at Tuesday’s White House… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 1:44 pm

Amid the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline following a cyberattack, parts of the southeastern U.S. are seeing some gasoline shortages. As of Tuesday afternoon, nearly 8 percent of Virginia gas stations, more than 6 percent of North Carolina gas… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 10:24 am

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced that it has approved construction of what it described as the first large-scale offshore wind project in the country. The Vineyard Wind project, which will consist of up to 84 wind turbines, is… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 9:27 am

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has temporarily waived in three states and Washington D.C. a gasoline regulation aimed at improving air quality in order to alleviate fuel shortages associated with the Colonial pipeline shut down.The agency… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/11 9:27 am

EPA officials announced Monday the agency will award $9.6 million in grants to states, tribes and territories to monitor beach water for bacteria.The funds will also be used to develop programs to notify both the agency and the public about… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 5:54 pm

HAPPY MONDAY. Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@thehill.com… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 5:44 pm

The Colonial Pipeline, which transports about 45 percent of fuel consumed on the East Coast, shut down over the weekend due to a ransomware attack.It carried out the shutdown to prevent hackers from accessing its operational technology.On Monday,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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