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Climate Impact of Coal Sales from U.S. Lands Scrutinized
Almost half the nation's annual coal production is mined by private companies from leases on federal land.
Aug 19th, 2021
Trump Administration Cuts Oil, Gas Fees
The temporary breaks are intended to help companies with workforce problems or other issues due to the pandemic.
Jun 11th, 2020
Border Work on Track; Rural Towns Fear Virus Spread
Major construction projects are moving forward along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico.
Apr 3rd, 2020
Tribe Won't Back Energy Company's New Mines
The Navajo Nation wants its energy company to move away from coal.
Nov 13th, 2019
Deal Reached at Shuttered Montana Coal Mine
The Navajo Transitional Energy Company shut down the mine Thursday after Montana regulators insisted the company waive its immunity as a tribal entity from future lawsuits.
Oct 28th, 2019
Navajo Company Shuts Coal Mine in Dispute
The dispute concerns whether the mine's new owner should be immune as a tribal entity from future lawsuits for environmental violations or reclamation costs.
Oct 25th, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump from Easing Energy Rules
The ground-dwelling greater sage grouse is at the center of a bitter conflict between the administration and conservationists.
Oct 17th, 2019
Cleanup of Abandoned Wells Costs U.S.
The GAO has identified almost 2,300 abandoned wells that have not produced oil or gas since 2008.
Sep 19th, 2019
Mine Expansion Gets Backing After Sale
The sale would make the Navajo the third largest coal producer in the United States.
Aug 28th, 2019
Trump Barred from Taking Panel's Advice
Since its inception, the Royalty Policy Committee has been criticised for being stacked with members who are biased towards the energy industry.
Aug 14th, 2019
Court Upholds Mine Pollution Rule
The mining industry has a legacy of bankrupt companies abandoning polluted sites and leaving taxpayers to cover cleanup costs.
Jul 22nd, 2019
States Push Back on New Rail Law
The measure followed a string of fiery and explosive oil train derailments over the past decade.
Jul 18th, 2019