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OIL, GAS LEASES Climate damage will get new look Settlement involves government land in N.D., Montana By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » The Biden administration reached a legal settlement Tuesday that requires the government to reexamine potential climate damages from oil ...
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By Janet McConnaughey The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS » The Interior Department is giving 24 states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land, the department said Thursday. It said up to 10,000 wells could be dealt with...
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By Matthew Brown and Michael Phillis The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT. » The U.S. oil industry hit a legal roadblock in January when a judge struck down a $192 million oil and natural gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico over future global warming emissions from burning the fuels. It came at a ...
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By John Leicester and Nicholas Garriga The Associated Press PARIS » Fanning out like urban guerrillas through Paris’ darkened streets well after midnight, the anti-waste activists shinny up walls and drain pipes, reaching for switches to turn off the lights. Click. Click. Click. One by one, the o...
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By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Biden administration announced Friday that it would resume selling leases for new oil and gas drilling on public lands but also would raise the federal royalties that companies must pay to drill, which would be the first increase in thos...
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  By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Xcel Energy’s chronically troubled Comanche 3 coalfired power plant might be closed earlier than the 2034 retirement date in the utility’s proposed energy resource plan. The fate of Comanche 3 is one of the issues Xcel Energy hopes to resolve with organiza...
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By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A drilling proposal that was seen as one of the first big tests of recent sweeping changes to state oil and gas rules has failed to earn the approval of state regulators. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted 4-1 Thursday against plans by Kerr-McG...
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  By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The Biden administration is delaying decisions on new oil and gas drilling on federal land and other energy-related actions after a federal court blocked the way officials were calculating the real-world costs of climate change. The admini...
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  Colorado will get nearly $10 million from the federal government to combat abandoned coal mine fires, officials announced this week. The decision comes after authorities say they are investigating abandoned coal mines as a possible cause to the Dec. 30 fire that burned more than 1,100 homes...
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  By Conrad Swanson The Denver Post Colorado can expect tens of millions from the federal government to plug and restore hundreds of orphaned oil and gas wells out of the bipartisan infrastructure bill that Congress passed last year, government officials said. In all, the infrastructure bil...
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Measure introduced in 2020 after years of residents’ complaints By Drew Costley The Associated Press LOS ANGELES » The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the U.S.: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealers...
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WASHINGTON » The Environmental Protection Agency is taking its first major action to address toxic wastewater from coal-burning power plants, ordering utilities to stop dumping waste into unlined storage ponds and speed up plans to close leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash sites. Plants in four...
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Rules target gas emissions     Policy to shift dollars from road projects to alternate modes of transit By Noelle Phillips and Jon Murray The Denver Post The Colorado Transportation Commission approved new rules Thursday that aim to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases spewed into t...
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       By Clifford Krauss © The New York Times Co. HOUSTON » Exxon Mobil said Monday that it aimed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from its operations in oil and gas fields in West Texas and New Mexico by 2030. The announcement is part of Exxon’s previously announ...
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  By Stanley Reed © The New York Times Co. One thing is certain when officials from OPEC, Russia and other oil-producing countries meet by teleconference Thursday to decide how much oil to produce in January they will want to try to make sure that last Friday’s sudden, sharp collapse in oil ...
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  By Cathy Bussewitz and Martha Irvine The Associated Press ARLINGTON, TEXAS » At a playground outside a North Texas day care, giggling preschoolers chase each other into a playhouse. Toddlers scoot by on tricycles. Just uphill, Total Energies is pumping for natural gas. The French energy g...
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  Critics of proposed reforms fear bills could fall to taxpayers By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Proposed reforms meant to ensure taxpayers don’t get stuck paying to clean up oil and gas sites could leave the public open to eventually covering billions of dollars in costs, environmentalist...
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By Lucas High BizWest Homebuilders must now take into account the locations of plugged and abandoned oil and gas wells when working in Broomfield. The City Council, on an 8-1 vote Tuesday, approved a measure that requires a 250-foot reverse setback between plugged wells and residential developmen...
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By Liam Denning Bloomberg Opinion Charif Souki, who founded the biggest U.S. natural gas-export firm and now chairs another called Tellurian Inc., isn’t known for mincing words. And he didn’t disappoint when tackling the issue of methane emissions at a recent event hosted by the Center for Strateg...
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    By Liam Denning Bloomberg Opinion Charif Souki, who founded the biggest U.S. natural gas-export firm and now chairs another called Tellurian Inc., isn’t known for mincing words. And he didn’t disappoint when tackling the issue of methane emissions at a recent event hosted...
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