In the news today…
- Jacksonville Free Press reports the U.S. needs a domestic uranium source to stay afloat.
- The EHS Daily Advisor reports 172,000 comments have been filed against changes to NEPA.
- Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance and the Washington Post report coal companies have received more than $31 million from the Paycheck Protection Program.
- Politico Pro and The Hill report Democrats seek to stop fossil fuel companies from receiving coronavirus relief packages.
- GreentechMedia reports the U.S. is lagging on providing a ‘just transition’ for coal and nuclear industry workers.
- The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal companies like Rhino Resource Partners are receiving PPP loans before other small businesses.
- Made in Alabama and Birmingham Business Journal report Warrior Met Coal is planning a new mining operation in Tuscaloosa County.
- E&E Energywire reports carbon capture and sequestration makes water scarcity a bigger problem.
- KUNR reports mining companies in Nevada are essential during the coronavirus pandemic and are taking steps to increase social distancing on site and other safety measures.
- AZCentral carries an op-ed which argues current law ties the hands of neighborhood advocates who wish to stop mining projects in their area.
- Benzinga reports global metals mining companies will come together this week to discuss the situation under the coronavirus pandemic.