Jacqueline Toth

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Jacqueline is a reporter at Morning Consult covering energy.


Morning Consult Energy: EPA Reportedly Could Separate New Source Review Changes from Clean Power Plan Replacement

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories The Environmental Protection Agency may wait to finalize changes to the New Source Review permitting program as a separate action from the agency’s Clean Power Plan replacement regulation that the administration intends to finish this month, according to business, environmental and regulatory sources. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is tentatively scheduled […]

Morning Consult Energy: White House Officials Refused Inclusion of Climate Change Testimony in Written Record

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories The White House refused to approve written testimony of a State Department official for inclusion in a House Intelligence Committee’s official record because the testimony did not follow the Trump administration’s position on climate change, according to multiple senior administration officials. Critics of Office of the Geographer and Global Issues […]

Morning Consult Energy: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Jacqueline Toth Week in Review White House President Donald Trump signed the $19 billion disaster relief spending bill for recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and states impacted by extreme weather, including California and Iowa. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) said he saw authorizations showing that the Trump administration gave domestic companies permission to share sensitive […]

Morning Consult Energy: Automakers Urge Trump to Resume Talks Over Fuel Economy Standards

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories Seventeen automakers signed a letter urging President Donald Trump to resume negotiations with California over changes the administration is considering for federal fuel economy standards, warning that the plans as currently proposed could lead to “an extended period of litigation and instability” for the car manufacturers. A senior auto industry […]

Morning Consult Energy: DNC Won’t Hold Climate Change Debate for 2020 Candidates

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories Democratic National Committee spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa confirmed that the DNC will not hold a debate focused on climate change for the 2020 election, nor will it hold any other issue-specific debates, in order to ensure that voters hear from contenders “on dozens of issues of importance to American voters.” Washington […]