SCOTT PRUIT, Administrator, EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency aims to release its draft rule allowing year-round sales of higher ethanol gasoline blends by February, and end deliberations on the proposal by May. Read more

Global energy giants Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil have asked U.S. regulators for exemptions to the nation’s biofuels policy that have historically been reserved for small companies in financial distress, according to sources familiar with the matter Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed amendments to the Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). Read more


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule establishing the required renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) program for 2018 and biomass-based diesel for 2019. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is on schedule to fulfill his directive to reduce its staff nearly in half by the end of his first term mostly through retirements, not cuts, according to officials. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Since the beginning of the Trump administration, many of the rules issued by the Obama administration, such as the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Water Rule, have been targeted for review. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

EPA has released its final report, on how President Trump's Executive Order 13783 to curb regulatory burdens in order to promote energy production and economic growth while protecting human health and the environment. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Gov. Phil Scott issued an Executive Order, forming the Vermont Interagency Committee on Chemical management; NIOSH released a new, free, mobile app to help workers stay safe; BCSP has intiated a "Choose Safety" campaign...;EPA awarded $1,592,713... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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