Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Ari Natter

Government, Fuel

White House Weighs Fuel Export Limits as Pump Prices Surge

A fuel nozzle in a vehicle at a gas station in Sacramento, Calif. A fuel nozzle in a vehicle at a gas station in Sacramento, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Top Biden administration officials are weighing limits on exports of fuel as the White House struggles to contain gasoline prices that have topped $5 per gallon.

June 16, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

EPA Slams USPS Plan for Mostly Gas-Powered Mail Trucks

Postal Service delivery trucks sit at the Brookland Post Office in Washington, D.C. Postal Service delivery trucks sit at the Brookland Post Office in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Postal Service has finalized a contract to replace its mail truck fleet with almost all gasoline-powered models, drawing an angry response from Biden administration officials who unsuccessfully pushed the agency to buy electric vehicles instead.

February 23, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Biden Unveils Sweeping Climate Plan, Moves to Rejoin Paris Pact

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration. President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington on Jan. 20. (Patrick Semansky/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden signed sweeping actions to combat climate change hours after taking the oath of office, moving to rejoin the Paris accord and imposing a moratorium on oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

January 20, 2021