Biden Administration Cancels Oil Drilling Sales in Alaska and Gulf

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has canceled oil drilling lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Cook Inlet in Alaska, triggering angry backlash from accusing Republicans. President Biden’energy policies for high gas prices. Home Office spokeswoman Melissa Schwartz said in a statement that the Cook Inlet rental sale would not continue due to “lack …

Biden Administration Starts $3 Billion Plan for Electric Car Batteries

The Biden administration plans to begin a $3.1 billion effort Monday to spur domestic production of advanced batteries, which is essential to its plan to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy. President Biden has encouraged automakers to use electric vehicles and utilities to switch to solar, wind and other clean energy, saying …

Biden Administration to Vaccinate Migrants at the Border

WASHINGTON — Biden administration requires coronavirus vaccines for some undocumented immigrants on southwest border; It’s a policy change that comes days before the administration’s next review of a public health order with limited immigration during the pandemic. Under the plan, authorities will begin vaccinating undocumented immigrants without proof of vaccination, who have been apprehended by …

Biden Administration Could Give Older Americans Second Support

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is moving forward with a plan to give at least anyone aged 65 and over — and possibly some young adults as well — a second booster option of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccine without recommending that they get one. , according to a few people familiar with planning. …

Biden Administration, which has its eyes on Russia, Requests Reports from Companies

“Many of the real details will need to be worked through during the rulemaking process,” said Christopher D. Roberti, senior vice president of cyber, intelligence and supply chain security policy at the US Chamber of Commerce. The law requires the cybersecurity agency to work with companies as it sets the rules, so business leaders will …

Biden Administration Stops New Drilling in Legal Fight on Climate

Environmental activists said they were pleased with the pause in new leases and permits, but were concerned that Judge Cain’s decision would ultimately undermine the administration’s ability to issue aggressive climate policies. “It’s a mixed bag,” said Brett Hartl, director of government affairs at the nonprofit Center for Biodiversity. “At some point they will have …

Biden Administration Stops New Drilling in Legal Fight on Climate

Environmental activists said they were pleased with the pause in new leases and permits, but were concerned that Judge Cain’s decision would ultimately undermine the administration’s ability to issue aggressive climate policies. “It’s a mixed bag,” said Brett Hartl, director of government affairs at the nonprofit Center for Biodiversity. “At some point they will have …

Biden Administration Weakened to Reinstate Mercury Pollution Rules

“Solid science makes it clear that we need to limit mercury and toxins in the air to protect children and vulnerable communities from dangerous pollution,” said EPA administrator Michael Reagan. “The EPA is committed to aggressively reducing pollution from the energy sector so that all people, regardless of zip code or pocket money, can breathe …

Biden Administration Cancels Mine Leases Near Wilderness Area

The Biden administration said Wednesday it has canceled two mining leases that would allow a copper mine to be built near a pristine wilderness area in Minnesota. The Home Office said it determined that leases held by Twin Metals Minnesota, a subsidiary of Chilean mining conglomerate Antofagasta, were improperly reinstated by the Trump administration in …

Biden Administration Announces Plan to Spend Billions on Prevention

After a year involving one of the largest wildfires in California history and ending in a fire unexpectedly late flame The Biden administration, the most devastating fire ever seen in Colorado, announced Tuesday a 10-year, multibillion-dollar plan to reduce the risk of fires to up to 50 million acres surrounding vulnerable communities. The Federal Ministry …