The Brexit trade deal still under negotiation between the U.K. and European Union will probably exclude any explicit agreement on carbon trading, leaving it to authorities in London to decide on how to price pollution starting Jan. 1.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board’s enforcement of the state’s noise emission standards doesn’t impose an excessive burden on interstate commerce, a federal court in the state said in rejecting a railroad’s attempt to block enforcement of the standards.
Wall Street lobbyists are demanding that a key bank regulator give them more time to react to a controversial rule proposal that could be fast-tracked before President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January.
Ecuador will focus on oil exploration in its southeastern Amazon territory and offshore areas once the merger of state-owned oil companies is completed by the end of this year, Energy Minister Rene Ortiz told an online conference on Wednesday.
The EPA jeopardizes drinking water by changing a rule to allow power plant operators to push back the closure of coal ash ponds, in some cases by up to eight years, according to environmental groups who filed a petition for review in a Washington federal appeals court.
There is no legal right to environmental projects that were traditionally completed by companies and individuals in exchange for lower fines for pollution violations, the government told a Massachusetts federal court.
Dry, gusty winds have raised a critical fire threat, prompting Edison International to threaten to cut power to more than 76,000 Southern California homes and businesses just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.