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GOP House Puts Big Oil's Revolving Door Into High Gear

Common Dreams 28 Jan 2023
Lobbying Congress on behalf of Taylor Energy Co ... Majority Whip Tom Emmer's [R-Minn.] new Policy Director Ian Foley is an energy and mining lobbyist ... "These lobbyists are not getting hired to advocate for American energy consumers—they will push an agenda that benefits the new majority's donors no matter what it costs taxpayers.".

US Pledges to Help Pakistan Amid Economic Crisis

Khaama Press 28 Jan 2023
The United States on Thursday pledged to continue assisting Pakistan to overcome the economic crisis and post-flood challenges. The U.S ... He also added that it is crucial for U.S ... This comes as Pakistan is currently faced with a major economic crisis ... Energy crisis and security are the other two major challenges that government needs to resolve ... .

Ohioans continue paying for House Bill 6 scandal as Householder's corruption trial presses on

WCPO 28 Jan 2023
6 was an energy bill that would provide a bailout to FirstEnergy and other failing or struggling utility companies ... 507, signed into law in January would classify natural gas as "green energy," despite it being a fossil fuel that has played a major role in climate change.

House passes "Keep Biden's hands out of the SPR cookie jar" bill

Hot Air 28 Jan 2023
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise has teed up a vote this week on a bill that would forbid the Energy Department from tapping the SPR unless it develops a plan to increase oil and gas leasing commensurately ... Gracious, it was even called “unhelpful” by Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.

Poppe promises to bring ‘FIGHT’ as Union’s new head football coach

The Daily Gazette 28 Jan 2023
The energy he was exuding was through the roof all day ... I think the vast majority of the team knew he was our guy once we walked out of the meeting.” ... Poppe spoke with energy and intensity throughout his introductory press conference, a trait he said he inherited from his mother.

Britain is far too slow to invest in top future industries

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Jan 2023
Green industries Britain has prided itself on being, as the chancellor put it, a “world leader” in green energy (Emily Gosden writes). It was the first major economy to ... One key request across the energy industry is for reform of the planning system to enable quicker deployment.

Stocks drift as strong week for Wall Street heads for close

Mesabi Daily News 28 Jan 2023
Shares in seven Adani companies have plunged this week, wiping out billions of dollars in market value, after short-selling firm Hindenburg Research said it was betting against the conglomerate, which has holdings in energy, data transmission, construction and other major industries.

IMSA takes North American sports cars into hybrid era

Rutland Herald 28 Jan 2023
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla ... The hybrid powertrains marry a traditional internal combustion engine with Bosch’s Motor Generation Unit, an energy recovery system that includes batteries and an Xtrac gearbox. One of the major concerns headed into this new era was that the hybrid technology would rob the cars of the loud roar that is part of motorsports' allure.

How US renewable energy adoption compares to other major emitters

Purcell Register 27 Jan 2023
The majority of energy (55%) that China generated in 2021 came from coal—and given that coal is carbon-rich, burning it in boilers, industrial plants, and power plants in China releases large amounts of CO2 ... up the majority of the country's capacity for clean energy generation.

House passes bill tying oil reserve sales to federal leasing

Roll Call 27 Jan 2023
The bill introduced by Energy and Commerce Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., would require that for each percentage point of crude oil taken from the strategic petroleum reserve, the Energy Department must develop a plan to increase production by an equal percentage.

MN House debating legislation calling for 100 percent carbon-free energy goal

Pioneer Press 27 Jan 2023
Minnesota House Majority Leader Jamie Long, DFL-Minneapolis, discusses a bill requiring electric utilities to use carbon-free sources by 2040, at the Capitol in St ... Now, DFLers have a narrow majority in both chambers and say they are committed to passing the 100 percent carbon-free energy requirement and send it to Gov.

REVEALED: Big Oil’s Revolving Door In the MAGA Congress

Common Dreams 27 Jan 2023
These lobbyists are not getting hired to advocate for American energy consumers – they will push an agenda that benefits the new majority’s donors no matter what it costs taxpayers.” Jordan Schreiber, Director of Energy and Environment at Accountable.US ... Majority Whip Tom Emmer’s new Policy Director Ian Foley is an energy and mining lobbyist.

U.S., EU Make $8.5 Billion Payment To Support South Africa’s Energy Transition

Oil Price 27 Jan 2023
Currently, coal is by far the major energy ... But South Africa is going through a major energy crisis… .

'Beat the Peak' measures can save energy, costs

The Star Democrat 27 Jan 2023
Choptank Electric Cooperative must be able to provide enough electricity to meet the energy needs of all members during times of highest energy use, or what we like to call “peak” hours ... like a major concert ... During peak periods when the cost to produce and purchase power is higher, we encourage you to take simple steps to save energy.

A guide to the Minnesota DFL’s 100% carbon-free standard

MinnPost 27 Jan 2023
The waste-burning Hennepin Energy Recovery Center (known as HERC) in Minneapolis would explicitly not count as renewable under the bill, which House Majority Leader Jamie Long said was because of environmental justice concerns ... Cooperatives are generally smaller and have less money at their disposal compared to major utilities like Xcel Energy.

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