At approximately 4:25 am on January 24, 2020, an explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing
rocked NW Houston
and could be heard from as far as 30 miles away. Two people are confirmed dead as of right now, though it’s not clear if they are Watson employees.
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Kinder Morgan “to start construction of its proposed Lockridge natural gas pipeline in the Permian basin in West Texas,”
“The Lockridge project is one of several under development or construction design...
of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, the EPA and the Department of the Army finalized the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule and thereby establish federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. For the first time, the agencies are streamlining the definition so ...
The Federal Reserve
that industrial production in the U.S. declined 0.3% in December, as a decrease of 5.6% for utilities outweighed increases of 0.2% for manufacturing and 1.3% for mining. The index for durable goods manufacturing slipped 0.2%, as a decrease for motor vehicles outweighed wide...
The U.S. Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Thursday by a vote of 89-10. The trade legislation now heads to the president’s desk where he will sign it, likely sometime next week.
“USMCA is expected to boost economic growth and job creation, though only mode...