Laws & Regulations

Appeals Court Unanimously Sides With Biden EPA On Updated Power Plant Rules

"A federal appeals court on Friday unanimously denied a lawsuit from a coalition of Republican attorneys general and the fossil fuel industry seeking to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) pollution standards for power plants."

Source: The Hill, 07/23/2024

"Lawmakers Take Up $5B Colorado River Settlement"

"A House Natural Resources subcommittee will review a $5 billion deal to ensure tribal water rights in northeastern Arizona, including funds for a new pipeline connecting Lake Powell to tribal reservation in the Colorado River Basin."

Source: E&E News, 07/23/2024

DOI Names Former Site Of Texas ‘Mexican School’ As Newest National Park

"The Biden administration has named the site of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas, a segregated school for Mexican American children, as the country’s newest national park, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced Wednesday."

Source: The Hill, 07/19/2024

Hawaiian Electric, Others Agree To Proposed $4B Maui Wildfire Deal: Report

"Hawaiian Electric Industries and other defendants in lawsuits over the Maui wildfires in Hawaii have tentatively agreed to pay more than $4 billion in settlement amount, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter."

Source: Reuters, 07/19/2024


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