"Texas Blackouts Point to Coast-to-Coast Crises Waiting to Happen"

"Even as Texas struggled to restore electricity and water over the past week, signs of the risks posed by increasingly extreme weather to America’s aging infrastructure were cropping up across the country."

Source: NYTimes, 02/22/2021

15 States Sue NHTSA Over Delayed Hike In Automaker Emissions Penalties

"Fifteen U.S. states sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Tuesday after it agreed last month under then-President Donald Trump to an auto industry request to delay the start of dramatically higher penalties for companies that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements."

Source: Reuters, 02/17/2021

Biden Wants 100% Clean Energy. Will California Show That It’s Possible?

"The undersea power line would run south from San Luis Obispo County, hugging the California coast for 200 miles before making landfall in or near Los Angeles. It would be able to carry electricity from a fleet of offshore wind turbines, providing Southern California with clean power after sundown and helping to replace fossil-fueled generators."

Source: LA Times, 02/11/2021

"U.S. Trade Authorities Deal Blow To Biden’s Electric Vehicle Plans"

"The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday banned one of the world’s biggest electric vehicle battery manufacturers from selling its cells in the United States, striking  a blow to the Biden administration’s ambitious plan to electrify the nation’s auto fleet."

Source: HuffPost, 02/11/2021


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