September 17, 2018
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a religious-freedom lawsuit brought by a group of Roman Catholic nuns from Pennsylvania to halt the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline, which is under construction through land they own.
September 13, 2018
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered a halt to construction on the 600-mile pipeline Atlantic Coast Pipeline designed to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
September 10, 2018
The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a lower-court ruling that found Winona County’s ban on frac-sand mining was neither an unconstitutional limitation on interstate commerce nor a governmental “taking’ of private property without compensation.
September 7, 2018
A bi-partisan group of House legislators introduced a bill to use oil and gas revenues to fund the backlog of maintenance needs on many Federal lands.
September 7, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a major rule change allowing states greater flexibility in regulating coal-powered electrical plants’ waste products.
September 4, 2018
Southwestern Energy Company is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision that overturned decades of the state’s oil and gas law redefining fracking as trespass.
August 30, 2018
By a unanimous vote, the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) rejected what would have been the largest wind-energy project ever constructed in the United States.
August 29, 2018
The administration of President Donald Trump is stepping up efforts to increase exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe.
August 28, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration formally proposed freezing automobile fuel mileage mandates at 2020 levels through 2026.
August 27, 2018
The Heartland Institute hosted its second America First Energy Conference at which more than 40 speakers from government and the private sector discussed energy and environment regulatory reforms necessary to advance U.S. energy dominance.