Jennifer A. Dlouhy

Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Trump’s Arctic Oil Drilling Plan Will Be Tested in Court

Environmentalists and Alaska natives are challenging the decision to sell drilling rights in ANWR. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (US Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

Environmentalists and Alaska natives are challenging the Trump administration’s decision to sell drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, arguing the government gave short shrift to the impact on polar bears and the region’s other wildlife.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
August 24, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump’s Biofuel Plan Triggers Political Fallout in Farm Country

Cornfield in Iowa Getty Images

President Donald Trump’s decision to defend the U.S. government’s power to broadly exempt oil refineries from biofuel-blending requirements is triggering a backlash in Iowa and other states that are top producers of ethanol and the corn used to make it.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
March 6, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Trump Rebuffs Corn Farmers With Status Quo on Biofuels

Corn in Illinois Corn stands in a field in Walnut, Ill. The Environmental Protection Agency will require refiners to use 20.09 billion gallons of renewable fuel in 2020, a 0.85% increase over the 2019 requirement for 19.92 billion gallons. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

The Trump administration on Dec. 19 set relatively flat quotas for plant-based fuels in 2020, rebuffing ethanol and biodiesel allies who said the targets don’t do enough to support the industry.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
December 19, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EPA Threatens California Highway Funding Over Smog-Choked Skies

California Mario Tama/Bloomberg News

The Environmental Protection Agency notified California in a letter Sept. 24 that it has failed to file complete plans for fighting conventional air pollution and may lose highway funding as punishment.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
September 24, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EPA Seeks to Abandon Regulation of Methane Leaks From Oil Wells

Methane Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration is seeking to abandon regulations designed to stop methane leaks from oil and gas wells, a move opposed not just by environmentalists but even some energy companies that worry that it will undermine the appeal of natural gas as climate-friendly fuel.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
August 29, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep

Activists demonstrate outside BP headquarters in Denver on Nov. 14, 2018 Activists from ProgressNow Colorado, grassroots organizations and stakeholders join forces to demonstrate outside the headquarters of BP in Denver on Nov. 14, 2018. (Associated Press/David Zalubowski)

The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
August 14, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump’s Bid to Ease Auto Rules Would Hike Fuel Costs, Study Says

Cars Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s plan to freeze U.S. vehicle efficiency standards would hike costs for motorists without doing anything to boost highway safety, according to an analysis by Consumer Reports that undermines the administration’s chief talking points in favor of the move.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
August 7, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

US Refiners Cut Off From Venezuelan Crude After Sanctions

Crude Tanker Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

U.S. oil refiners won’t be allowed to complete shipments of Venezuelan crude they booked before the Trump administration slapped new sanctions on the Latin American nation.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
February 4, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Department of Interior Moves to Expand Drilling in Alaskan Oil Reserve

Alaska Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The Trump administration is moving to expand the territory open for oil exploration in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve, a process that could shift drilling rigs closer to herds of caribou and flocks of threatened birds.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
November 20, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone Foes Prepare Fight as Trump Issues Pipeline Permit

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News

President Trump is making good on his promise to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline — but the fight is far from over.

Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Bloomberg News
March 24, 2017

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