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States, Local Governments Sue EPA Over Pro-Coal Affordable Clean Energy Rule

A coalition of 22 states and seven local governments, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's Affordable Clean Energy rule, which shifted to states much of the responsibility for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, potentially opening a door to the increased burning of coal. Read More

Linn Now Eyeing Split into Two Onshore Companies; Management Team Stepping Aside

Linn Energy Inc. revised its initial plan to separate into three standalone companies and now expects to break into two entities in 3Q2018: a pure play exploration and production (E&P) company focused on the Midcontinent, and an upstream and midstream outfit with assets in several unconventional regions. The entire management team, including CEO Mark Ellis, also is planning to retire. Read More

Pennsylvania House Close on Vote to Avoid NatGas Severance Tax

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives could soon vote on an alternative plan to fund the state budget that’s supported by Republican leadership and doesn’t include a severance tax on unconventional natural gas production or tax hikes for natural gas and electric utility customers, as the Senate-approved plan does. Read More