Southern Co. is the senator’s largest corporate campaign donor, and it could benefit from a powerful friend in the Justice Department.
Starting on New Year’s Day, the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto increased gas prices up to 20 percent.
The president outlines four reasons that “the trend toward clean energy is irreversible.”
The group has received funding from ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Institute, Peabody Energy, and groups linked to the Koch brothers.
But the outlook for meeting emissions targets doesn’t look promising.
The country has announced that it will invest $361 billion in renewable energy through the end of the decade.
During California's recent drought, hydropower was way down, so utilities burned a lot more natural gas.
As part of the deal, outgoing CEO Rex Tillerson will “sever all ties with the company to comply with conflict-of-interest requirements.”
The automaker is cancelling plans for a $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, instead investing $700 million in an existing plant in Michigan.