In the news today…
- KPVI reports Wyoming farmers and ranchers celebrated the repeal of the WOTUS rule.
- Inside EPA reports the patchwork of CWA standards could return if the repeal of 2015 rule is blocked through litigation in some states and not others.
- Desmog carries a blog post identifying U.S. lobbying groups stalling action on climate change.
- Fast Company reports former coal miners are getting left behind as coal companies declare bankruptcy.
- WYMT reports the Department of Labor has awarded more than $3.5 million to support laid-off coal miners in Eastern Kentucky.
- The Herald-Dispatch carries an editorial in which the author argues that West Virginia must prepare the budget for a post-coal economy.
- Massive Science reports an interview with Mary Anne Hitt of the Beyond Coal campaign, who advocates for an end to coal in the U.S.
- Argus reports the Department of Energy has awarded $56.5 million to 32 projects aimed at research and development of advanced coal technologies.
- E&E Daily reports an Arizona Democrat is introducing legislation to create a program to retrain displaced workers from the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta mine.
- S&P Global reports the UN climate summit would promote global cuts to coal-fired generation.
- E&E Daily reports Republicans will today unveil legislation to overhaul the Endangered Species Act.
- E&E Daily reports the USE IT Act is being held up from inclusion in the NDAA by House Democrats.
- The Wayne Independent reports Representatives Matt Cartwright and Debbie Dingell introduced the Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act to change how coal companies financially handle reclamation of their mines.