The Biden administration opened the door to selling new oil and gas drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska in a move likely to anger climate activists pushing to see a domestic ramp down for fossil fuels.
Vacaville, Calif., can’t be held liable for transporting hazardous waste because it lacked the required connection to the waste disposal process, the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday in a reversal of its previous decision.
The planned construction of the Obama Presidential Library on Chicago’s south side can proceed after the Seventh Circuit affirmed Friday the denial of a request for a preliminary injunction by a group working to keep the city’s park land open to the public.
Notable wind energy and water project bills were among legislation adopted as six state legislatures wrapped up their June sessions, but environmentalists say a host of other issues were left on the table in some states.
The owner of multiple solar facilities in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and other states failed to send a timely notice before proceeding with his legal challenge to the Vineyard Wind Project, a Massachusetts federal court ruled.
Current and former members of the NiSource Inc. board escaped litigation in Delaware blaming them for a series of pipeline explosions in Massachusetts that killed one person, started 141 fires, and forced 30,000 people to evacuate three towns.