Interior delays Obama-era regulation on methane emissions

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department said late last week it is delaying an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. A rule being published in the Federal Register delays the methane regulation until January 2019, saying the previous rule is overly burdensome to industry. Officials said […]

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Will the CVS-Aetna merger lower prices?

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: A megamerger unveiled this week “could shake up the health-care industry,” said Carolyn Johnson at The Washington Post. Drugstore titan CVS is buying Aetna, the nation’s third-largest health insurer, for roughly $69 billion. If approved by regulators, the “blockbuster acquisition” would […]

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