Interior proposes scrapping limits already in effect
President Trump's Interior Department could soon wipe away the last remnants of an Obama-era regulation to control methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal and tribal land.
Interior to rewrite BLM rule
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke yesterday gave his most definitive indication to date that his agency would rework an Obama-era regulation to curb methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public lands.
Dems question budget's oil and gas focus
Democratic appropriators yesterday criticized the Interior Department for proposing a budget that neglects the agency's conservation duties in favor of bolstering fossil fuel extraction.
DOE crafts state regs database
The Energy Department is soliciting feedback on a new tool to track state water policies that intersect with energy systems.
BLM approves flaring mitigation steps
The Bureau of Land Management yesterday imposed new flaring requirements on the oil wells it administers in western North Dakota.