The Obama administration said it was delaying a decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline due to a legal challenge to the project in Nebraska, a move that may push final action until after the November election.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil new regulations next week to reduce smog from automobiles, including cutting by two-thirds the level of sulfur in gasoline, according to people familiar with the agency’s deliberations.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil new regulations March 3 to reduce smog from automobiles, including cutting by two-thirds the level of sulfur in gasoline, people familiar with the agency’s deliberations said.
A divided U.S. Congress probably won’t agree to revamping the tax code this year, according to the head of the American Petroleum Institute, which is lobbying to protect breaks for the oil and gas industry.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline cleared a key hurdle today with a government study that found its impact on the climate would be minimal, which supporters said meets President Barack Obama’s test for allowing the project to be built.
The top Republican on the Senate Energy Committee urged President Barack Obama to end a 39-year ban on exports of U.S. crude oil, joining what is shaping up as a major election-year debate over energy policy.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency drew up its rules limiting sulfur content in gasoline with automakers’ backing, reflecting a new way of doing business for an industry that’s often fought regulators.
American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard said he believes President Barack Obama will approve the Keystone XL Pipeline this year, after another environmental-impact study of the proposal is complete.