In the news today…
- The New Yorker reported on the divestment from carbon-intensive industries in its article on climate change activism.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer reports many industries which have had ill practices like avoiding taxes are asking for a bailout.
- The Hill reports industries are asking for a consistent definition of critical infrastructure on the federal level to protect against state actions.
- Carbon Brief reports methane emissions from coal mines could be more than double previous estimates, exceeding that of oil and gas.
- E&E Greenwire reports environmental groups are trying to challenge the Court’s decision to allow an expansion permit to the Four Corners power plant in Navajo Nation.
- E&E News PM reports new draft guidance from the EPA would change how New Source Review permitting is handled for expansions and upgrades at power plants.
- The Salt Lake Tribune reports Lisbon Valley Mining Company has shut down its copper mine in Utah due to the global economic situation, including the coronavirus.
- Mining.com reports the coronavirus has slowed U.S. demand for minerals for electric vehicles.
- E&E Daily reports the Senate has approved the stimulus package; the House will vote tomorrow.