Keyser in West Virginia represents a national shift in American energy production. And in a town that was defined by coal for generations, change can be difficult.
Inflation Reduction Act
Rising interest rates, inflation, and global supply chain issues brought delays in 2023 for the offshore wind industry, but also some projects began generating energy.
Despite at least nine lawsuits against the government, all companies whose drugs are up for Medicare price negotiation will come to the bargaining table.
One year ago, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, directing hundreds of billions of dollars to speed the transition away from fossil fuels.
The Environmental Protection Agency received billions from President Biden's climate legislation, but the EPA inspector general warns there is "a high risk for fraud, waste and abuse."
The Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA, promises tax breaks to companies making technology for clean energy. European leaders are concerned companies will flee to the U.S. to cash in on the tax breaks.
White farmers' suits blocked a USDA program and led to a race neutral approach.
Drugmakers will be required to pay Medicare back for price increases that outpace inflation. The industry is expected to put up a fight over implementation.
A federal offshore wind lease auction in December off California's coast promises to kickstart a work boom on the state's northern and central coasts.
The Inflation Reduction Act gives Medicare historic new powers to limit prescription drug prices. But the pharmaceutical industry is already lobbying to dull their impact.