Energy Secretary Rick Perry stated on Monday that carbon dioxide emissions are not the “primary control knob” behind climate change (The Hill).
Energy Secretary Rick Perry reiterated support for nuclear power (CNBC).
Renewable energy advocates released a report preemptively challenging claims that wind and solar energy negatively impact the reliability of the American electrical grid, in preparation for the release of a study recently commissioned by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry that is expected to undermine clean energy sources. (Reuters).
The Environmental Protection Agency has declined to renew the terms of 38 members of its Board of Scientific Counselors (Science).
At Legal Planet, Dan Farber outlines a post-Trump environmental agenda.
The House quickly passed a bill extending a nuclear energy tax credit (The Hill).
The Army Corps of Engineers must partially reconsider the environmental impact of the Dakota Access pipeline, a D.C. district court held this week (Religion Clause).
FOIA disclosures this week revealed that EPA head Scott Pruitt met with several fossil fuel and energy executives in his first weeks in office (The Hill).
President Trump is likely to nominate former EPA official Jeff Holmstead to be the agency’s deputy administrator (The Hill).