Utility Dive – In a 3-2 decision that drew sharp dissent from two commissioners, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected both of PJM Interconnection's proposals to address failures in its capacity markets due to state subsidies supporting preferred generation resources.
EurekAlert! – The last 10 years have seen a surge in the use of tiny substances called nanomaterials in agrochemicals like pesticides and fungicides. The idea is to provide more disease protection and better yields for crops, while decreasing the amount of toxins sprayed on agricultural fields.
The Hill – HHS said that they are using the "faster" and more accurate method in order to comply with a court order to reunite children aged 4 and under with families by July 10, and children aged 5 to 17 by July 26.
The Blade – A broad coalition of 75 industry, government, and military dignitaries has come out in support of President Trump’s plan to bail out the nation’s nuclear plants, agreeing that more premature closures pose a national security threat.
Reuters – The Trump administration named a top White House lawyer as the new head of the US Drug Enforcement Administration after the agency’s prior acting administrator announced his retirement last month.
The New York Times – The State Department has evacuated at least 11 Americans from China after abnormal sounds or sensations were reported by government employees at the United States Consulate in the southern city of Guangzhou.
Reuters – The United States should help the natural gas industry push back against opposition by environmental groups to pipeline projects by adopting new regulations or laws that favor infrastructure, backers of the industry said at a conference this week.
Reuters – The US Justice Department on Thursday announced charges against 601 people including doctors for taking part in healthcare frauds that resulted in over $2 billion in losses and contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic in some cases.