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Shaken, Not Stirred: FERC’s Political Laundry Aired in Staff Interview on Breitbart News

In a break with precedent, FERC Chief of Staff Anthony Pugliese took to the airwaves July 8 to talk politics and promote the Trump administration’s positions on controversial energy policies.

July 10, 2018
Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns

Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns

In the wake of numerous allegations of abuses of power, Scott Pruitt, the embattled administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), resigned on Thursday.

July 5, 2018

With Energy Trade at Stake, U.S. Chamber Moves to Stop Tariffs

An escalating trade war with Canada, China and the European Union (EU) would be most devastating to six states, including major natural gas and oil producers Texas and Pennsylvania, according to a new analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

July 3, 2018

China’s $83.7B Plans for West Virginia Shale, PetChem Projects in Jeopardy As Trade War Escalates

As fears over a trade war with the United States loom, executives from China Energy Investment Corp. canceled an appearance they were scheduled to make at an industry conference in Pittsburgh this week, where a key announcement was expected about its multi-billion dollar plans for shale gas-related projects in West Virginia.

June 18, 2018
Trump’s 25% Tariff on Chinese Imports Includes Offshore Drilling Parts

Trump’s 25% Tariff on Chinese Imports Includes Offshore Drilling Parts

In another sign of a developing international trade war, the Trump administration has enacted a 25% tariff on a host of products imported from China, including parts used for offshore oil and natural gas drilling and production platforms.

June 15, 2018

Little Need for Trump’s Coal, Nuclear Bailout, FERC Tells Senate

None of the five commissioners appointed to FERC believe the kind of emergency exists that would warrant a federal directive typically reserved for wartime and severe grid impairments to bail out faltering coal and nuclear plants. The commissioners’ views emerged during an oversight hearing Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

June 12, 2018

Public Input Sought on EPA Proposal to Improve Cost-Benefit Analysis

In a possible precursor to setting a nationwide policy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it wants public input into whether and how it should reconsider the cost-benefit analysis for its regulatory decisions.

June 11, 2018

EPA Seeking Public Input on Improving Its Cost-Benefit Analysis

In a possible precursor to setting a nationwide policy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it wants public input into whether and how it should reconsider the cost-benefit analysis for its regulatory decisions.

June 8, 2018

API’s Gerard Warns Tariffs ‘Not Good’ For Oil & Gas Industry; Mexico Strikes Back

Mexico’s plans to retaliate against the Trump administration for its decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports started to come into focus Tuesday.

June 6, 2018

Mexico Files WTO Complaint on Tariffs; Trump Said Considering Bilateral NAFTA Negotiations

Mexico said it would follow the European Union’s (EU) lead and file legal proceedings with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the Trump administration’s decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

June 5, 2018