In the news today…
- The Hill reports the coal industry is taking a hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
- Huff Post reports the New York City Council met Monday to introduce a resolution to formally demand banks, asset managers and insurance giant with which the city government does business divest from oil, gas and coal.
- The Bismarck Tribune carries a letter to the editor which argues that compromise on the view of carbon as a pollutant is killing the coal industry.
- E&E Greenwire and Mining.com report a federal judge Friday tossed out a trio of lawsuits that challenged EPA’s 2019 decision to ditch proposed restrictions on the planned Pebble mine in Alaska.
- E&E Energywire reports Ioneer Ltd. has announced a $168,000 grant to study if a rare wildflower can be transplanted to make way for a lithium mine.
- The Hill and Inside EPA report environmental groups and utilities have filed their first briefs over the ACE Rule.
- E&E Greenwire reports the Trump administration will finalize its WOTUS rule on Tuesday (today).
- E&E Energywire reports FERC is facing legal challenges over its decision to expand MOPR in PJM.