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05/08 10:04 am

One of the largest pipelines in the U.S. was forced to halt some of its operations Friday after a crippling cyberattack on its energy infrastructure.Colonial Pipeline, which funnels refined gasoline and jet fuel from Texas to New York, said in a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/07 9:14 pm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has submitted a letter to his state’s Supreme Court in support of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s efforts to pursue suspicions that “meddling California officials” and municipalities in that state conspired to blame the oil giant and its peers for climate change-related infrastructure damage. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

05/07 5:34 pm

TGIF! 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 or… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/07 5:34 pm

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday revived an oil and gas company’s claims that an Energy Transfer LP unit compromised its drilling operations, finding a lower court wrongfully granted the unit summary judgment despite no definitive proof that the company filed suit too late. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

05/07 4:54 pm

A court ruling on Friday has paved the way for Minnesota to adopt California’s clean car standards. In her Friday ruling, Judge Jessica Palmer-Denig approved the state’s adoption of the standards, which are expected to increase the share of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/07 1:14 pm

The Interior Department announced Friday it will withdraw a rule proposed in the final months of the Trump administration to lift safety restrictions on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic.The initial rule, published in December 2020, would have… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/07 12:14 pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little (R) this week signed a measure that would eliminate most limits on hunting wolves in the state.Under the law, which will take effect in the months ahead, private contractors and hunters in the state will be authorized to kill… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 5:34 pm

HAPPY THURSDAY!!!  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

05/06 5:24 pm

More than a dozen lawsuits alleging Valero and an asphalt company contaminated drinking water in Corpus Christi, Texas, have been resolved, counsel for the companies told a Texas judge overseeing multidistrict litigation during a status conference Thursday morning. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

05/06 4:55 pm

An internal government watchdog on Thursday questioned the adequacy of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions standards for an air pollutant that the agency considers carcinogenic and another that it considers likely carcinogenic.A report… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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