Claire O’Neill will be free to advise energy companies and lobby government departments when the conditions on her appointment expire in two days.
Oil and gas producers are “trying to have their cake and eat it” by backing 2050 net zero emissions targets but dismissing a recent landmark report by the International Energy Agency, analysis claims.
In a letter to fossil fuel companies and government, a coalition of community groups warn of impacts to wildlife, livelihoods, and the climate if oil exploration goes forward.
Obama Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and major labor group AFL-CIO are behind the “blueprint” for a multi-billion dollar system to transport captured CO2 — and offer a lifeline to fossil fuel plants.
The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.
Fracking companies aren’t drilling as investment continues to dry up.
At least 23 coal mine applications have been fought off by grassroots campaigns in recent years, with the latest victory at Dewley Hill outside Newcastle, writes Coal Action Network’s Isobel Tarr.
The natural gas pipeline already has hundreds of water quality violations. Opponents are hopeful the EPA's warning brings the project's cancelation closer.
The top oil trade group, which a senior Exxon lobbyist recently described as one of the company's "whipping boys," used similar delay tactics to push back against oil-by-rail safety rules.
Louisiana Regulators jockey to take the reins from the EPA for the authority to permit injection wells that will store CO2 deep underground. Opponents say not so fast.