Consumer safety agency asks Airbnb, others to issue warnings on home elevators following child’s death

The federal agency responsible for consumer product safety on Tuesday sent a letter to Airbnb, Vrbo and other vacation rental companies urging them to issue warnings and take other measures to address safety issues associated with some home elevators.   The request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) comes after a […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Obama NOAA leader joins Biden White House in climate role | Study: Climate change could reduce more than 60 countries’ credit ratings | NASA climate official says agency has ‘renewed emphasis’ on practical science applications

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Graham, Sullivan signal possible support for Haaland confirmation | Agency says Biden leasing pause won’t impact 2021 energy production | Senate panel unanimously advances Biden pick for deputy Energy chief

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Court rules against fast-track of Trump EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule | Bureau of Land Management exodus: Agency lost 87 percent of staff in Trump HQ relocation | GM commits to electric light duty fleet by 2035

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US safety agency rejects petition to recall Tesla vehicles

Tom Krisher, Associated Press Published 12:50 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2021 Detroit – The U.S. government’s auto safety agency has rejected a request to investigate unintended acceleration in Tesla electric vehicles, saying the acceleration was caused by drivers pushing the wrong pedal. Brian Sparks of Berkeley, California, petitioned the National […]

Alaska Agency Is Biggest Bidder for Arctic Oil Leases

WASHINGTON—An Alaskan state-owned agency was the biggest bidder for oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, federal officials said Wednesday, as they disclosed auction results that bring oil drillers a step closer to securing access to the pristine 19-million-acre wilderness. The U.S. government is in line to collect more […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden eyes new leadership at troubled public lands agency | House progressives tout their growing numbers in the chamber at climate rally | Trump administration pushes for rollback of Arctic offshore drilling regulations

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