The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army reinstates a rule in place before 2015 while the Biden administration arrives at its own, which is expected to be next year.
The centerpiece of U.S. actions is a long-awaited rule by the Environmental Protection Agency to tighten methane regulations for the oil and gas sector.
The proposed rule would for the first time target reductions from existing oil and gas wells nationwide, rather than focus only on new wells as previous regulations have done.
Exxon CEO Darren Woods is among top officials testifying Thursday as congressional Democrats investigate what they describe as a decades-long campaign to push disinformation about the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming.
Top executives of ExxonMobil and other oil giants denied spreading disinformation about climate change as they sparred Thursday with congressional Democrats over allegations that the industry concealed evidence about the dangers of global warming.
Climate change has been at the center of debate between moderate and progressive Democrats as they negotiate a spending plan.
The Biden administration is launching a wide-ranging strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds used in products including cookware, carpets and firefighting foams.
The projects are part of the administration's plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes.
Oil spilling into federal waters off California's coast has prompted fresh calls for an end to offshore oil drilling in state and federal waters. But that's easier said than done.
The Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
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