In the news today…
- Argus reports second quarter Illinois basin coal production climbed by 22pc from a year earlier but remained well below pre-pandemic levels, according to data from the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
- Politico Pro reports the inclusion of billions of dollars for controversial carbon capture technology in the bipartisan infrastructure bill is dividing traditional climate allies, pitting progressives who argue the measure prolongs the use of fossil fuels against others who see it is as a necessary tool to achieve ambitious U.S. climate goals.
- Upstream reports that the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline exposed holes in US network defenses.
- Utility Dive reports Biden’s goal of 50% EV sales by 2030 will test supply chains, utilities, experts say.