“The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said a plan to consider climate effects will now be considered a draft and will only apply to future projects. Industry groups and key lawmakers had criticized a proposal approved last month to tighten climate rules, saying it was poorly timed amid a push for increased natural gas exports following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.” — PBS

In Episode 262 of District of Conservation, Gabriella updates listeners on her talk at Michigan Tech University, Governor Youngkin’s RGGI report, and FERC amend rules changes for new natural gas pipelines and LNG terminals.

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With respect to Gabriella’s lecture, attendees learned about the following:

  • Why conservation is conservative
  • What the Left gets wrong about conservation
  • What environmentalism looks like under Biden 
  • How conservatives can win on environmentalism

The event was hosted jointly by MTU Young Americans for Freedom and Huskies for America with the help of Leadership Institute.

CFACT's Gabby Hoffman draws big crowd to Michigan Tech talk 1

Readers can watch Gabriella’s full remarks at MTU on YouTube below:

Podcast Show Notes

Upper Peninsula Substack

Michigan Tech Speech Video

VA Gov RGGI Costs & Benefits

Executive Order 9 – RGGI

Op-ed: Opinion: Exiting RGGI is a win for Virginia producers and consumers

FERC Fact Sheet | Interim Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Policy Statement (PL21-3-000)

Federal regulators pulls back plan to assess climate impact of gas pipelines

Photo Credit: Gabriella Hoffman


  • Gabriella Hoffman

    Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com