New York City has enacted a ban on natural gas hookups in new buildings starting at the end of 2027. For buildings up to six stories tall, the ban would take effect at the end of 2023. The New York City council voted in favor of the bill on Wednesday. It now goes to Mayor…
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The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce joined Republican leaders in calling on the Biden administration to lift its temporary pause on federal oil and natural gas leasing after a Louisiana district court ordered the moratorium be lifted. Fourteen states in March challenged President Biden’s executive order (EO), which in January,…
As areas of the United States begin transitioning to another new normal by slowly reopening to recover from Covid-19, some natural gas utilities are also shifting their pandemic policies and attempting to help their customers along the way. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) President Brandon Presley has established a task force to focus…
Boulder’s Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has extended the existing moratorium on accepting and processing new oil and gas development applications and on seismic testing to July 31.
National Grid on Monday said it’s reached a deal with state officials to end a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City and begin hooking up connections that have been delayed for months.
With state leadership pushing to accelerate the move away from fossil fuels, California oil and natural gas regulators have released a series of stricter regulations on drilling and related activities.
Moody’s Investors Service said this week New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s intention to potentially revoke National Grid’s operating certificate unless it ends a New York City moratorium on new natural gas service is “credit negative” for all of the state’s investor-owned utilities.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo railed against National Grid in a letter to the utility on Tuesday indicating the state intends to revoke its certificate to operate for imposing a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City.
The New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) has ordered National Grid to connect natural gas service for more than 1,100 customers, warning the utility that it faces millions of dollars in penalties for denying service.
County commissioners in Boulder on Friday imposed a temporary moratorium on accepting or processing oil and natural gas drilling applications until it has updated its land-use rules for energy extraction.