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As states wait for President Donald Trump to unveil a plan to increase investment in the nation’s infrastructure, they could look to leverage a little-known program that expands their authority under the National Environmental Policy Act to expedite highway and other surface transportation improvement projects, experts say.
The Florida Supreme Court on Friday declined to review an appeals court's decision nixing gubernatorial approvals for Florida Power & Light Co.'s plans to build two nuclear generating units and 89 miles of transmission lines in South Florida that were challenged by several local governments.
The U.S. Department of the Interior recently said it will hold off on implementing the Obama administration's update of how lease royalties for minerals on federal and Native American lands are calculated, until legal challenges to the revisions play out.
A federal judge on Thursday approved a deal that puts to rest Clean Air Act claims asserted by the federal government and the California air quality regulator against the operator of a biomass-fired power plant, despite objections raised by the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe.
AES Corp. and Alberta Investment Management Corp. have agreed to pay about $853 million to acquire the largest independent owner, operator and developer of utility-scale solar assets in the U.S. from private equity firm Fir Tree Partners, the companies said Friday.