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Energy & Environment — Energy chief, oil execs hold ‘constructive’ meeting

Energy & Environment — Energy chief, oil execs hold ‘constructive’ meeting

President Biden’s Energy secretary met with oil executives on Thursday as the administration faces pressure to tamp down sky-high gas prices. Meanwhile, the Fish and Wildlife Service has reinstated pre-Trump endangered species protections. This is Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. For The Hill, …

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Mining Firms’ Cautious Spending Threatens Shift to Green Energy

Mining Firms’ Cautious Spending Threatens Shift to Green Energy

Metals prices are up, but mining companies aren’t spending. Their restraint could keep supplies tight and magnify shortages of raw materials such as copper and zinc that are critical for the transition away from fossil fuels. Project spending by 10 large mining companies, including Rio Tinto PLC, RIO -5.14% BHP Group Ltd. and Glencore PLC, …

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