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Regulations

Trump to overhaul environmental review process, dismiss climate impacts: sources

January 6, 2020

Via: Reuters

The proposed overhaul will update how federal agencies implement the bedrock National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a law aimed at ensuring the government protects the environment when reviewing or making decisions about major projects, from building roads and bridges, cutting […]


Regulations

Industry groups urge White House to finish overhauling U.S. environmental review process

November 22, 2019

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 30 industry groups on Friday called on the Trump administration to finish a regulatory overhaul that would make it easier to clear federal environmental approval for big infrastructure projects such as pipelines and road expansions. […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

In U.S. Gulf, robots, drones take on dangerous offshore oil work

May 3, 2018

Via: Reuters

Before MaggHD, dubbed “Maggie” by BP, the dangerous inspection job was reserved for highly paid specialist technicians who did their jobs while rappelling along the platform. The energy industry has turned to robots and drones to cut costs and improve […]


Regulations

Over 70,000 sign petitions protesting pipelines in Virginia

March 28, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Environmentalists on Tuesday dropped on Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk petitions signed by more than 70,000 people supporting stricter rules for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines that energy companies plan to build across Virginia. One […]