The Trump administration said Friday it has thawed its temporary freeze on contract grant approvals at the Environmental Protection Agency, with all $3.9 billion in planned spending moving forward.
A media blackout at the agency also appears to have been … Read the rest
Barely one week into the new administration, we are far enough into the water to see dim shapes of the future ahead—some look more like sharks, some like rocks. Here’s some of what we see as of now:
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President Trump signed an order Monday aimed at cutting regulations on businesses, saying that agencies should eliminate at least two regulations for each new one.
The White House later released the text of the order, which added that the cost … Read the rest
A national energy marketer offering electricity and natural gas in 10 states and the District of Columbia is trying to pry open monopoly service territory of Dominion Virginia Power, alleging the monopoly utility is conducting an “antagonistic” effort to deny … Read the rest
Some of the world’s most innovative technology companies, from Apple to Facebook to Google, are famous for “acquihires,” or buyouts of far smaller firms that are overflowing with specialists who have skills in important emerging business areas. Apparently, the same … Read the rest
With President Trump preparing to nominate a ninth justice for the Supreme Court this week, tumult over the crucial vacancy is overshadowing his unprecedented potential to fill the benches of lower federal courts.
A broad refusal by Senate Republicans to … Read the rest
Amazon’s launch of its “Go” store — essentially a grocery with no cashiers — has fueled a debate about how automation will destroy jobs.
There are 3.4 million workers with some variant of the title “cashier” in America, according to … Read the rest
Did you blink? If so, you might have just missed a major piece of news this week.
We’re just seven days into the Trump presidency and a major shift in U.S. energy policy is already underway. It’s been such a … Read the rest
Arthur H. Rosenfeld, a physicist who became widely known as the father or energy efficiency for championing energy-saving requirements for appliances and buildings, died on Friday in Berkeley, Calif. He was 90.
The cause was related to pneumonia, said Adam … Read the rest
Over the past several decades, the United States has been transitioning into a more environmentally sustainable and energy efficient economy. New business models, goods and services, such as energy efficiency and renewable energy, have emerged, while traditional businesses and institutions … Read the rest