Happy Tax Day!
In the news today and from the weekend…
- E&E Greenwire reports environmentalists are taking aim at a Nevada lithium mine using the Endangered Species Act, vying to protect a rare toad native to the central part of the state.
- E&E News reports that a recent spike in clearing prices in grid operator MISO’s capacity auction highlights key challenges ahead as demand for electricity grows and fossil fuel-powered plants retire.
- E&E Greenwire reports House Republicans, conservatives and property rights advocates yesterday threw their weight behind an Idaho couple’s request for the Supreme Court to narrow the scope of the Clean Water Act.
- The Deep Dive reports in West Virginia v. EPA, many coal mining companies, as well as 19 primarily Republican-leaning states, claim the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not have the sweeping powers the Biden Administration claims it has to make new rules limiting carbon emissions nationwide.