California’s Sixth Carbon Auction Results Released

California’s sixth carbon allowance auction sold all current 2014 and advanced 2017 allowances indicating cap-and-trade program stability. On February 24, 2014, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the results of its sixth quarterly carbon allowance auction held on February 19.  CARB offered 19,538,695 allowances under Current Auction (2014 vintage allowances) and 9,260,000 allowances under...

BLM Releases Draft Environmental Review of First Proposed NPR-A Drilling Project

BLM has released a draft environmental analysis of the first proposed commercial oil production project in the Alaska National Petroleum Reserve. On February 21, 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a notice seeking public input on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the proposed Greater Mooses Tooth Unit 1 (GMT1),...