09/03/14 10:30 AM
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin shouldn't experience a propane shortage this heating season like the one it endured last winter and spring, industry officials predicted. The shortage that Wisconsin and the rest of the Midwest had to deal with at the end of the last heating season was caused...
09/03/14 10:20 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma Wind Action Association, on behalf of seven land owners, is suing Apex Wind Construction LLC in order to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes. Terra Walker, Cheyenne Ward, Julie Harris, Janelle Grellner, Elisa Kay Kochenower,...
09/03/14 10:00 AM
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Animal health company Zoetis has received conditional approval from federal regulators for a vaccine that helps fight a virus that has killed millions of piglets since it started showing up in the United States last year. The Florham Park, New Jersey, company said...
09/03/14 09:30 AM
MATHEWS, La. (AP) — A Helsinki company's U.S. subsidiary plans a $60 million plant in Louisiana to turn sugar cane waste into industrial sugars and biofuels. Gov. Bobby Jindal and Virdia Inc. managing director Otavio Pontes said Tuesday the project will create 120 construction jobs and 81...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 06:10 PM
Many of the vehicles are being used in areas that lack CNG fueling stations, according to Watchdog.org.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 06:35 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wants energy investors to spend their dollars on building infrastructure to carry natural gas across the country. McCarthy's pitch to the business community at a Barclays-hosted conference in New York Tuesday instead of, say,...
09/02/14 11:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place. A federal judge still...
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 05:07 PM
"It appears that the NRDC's unprecedented access to high-level EPA officials allowed it to influence EPA policy decisions," the lawmakers wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 03:06 PM
Gina McCarthy said the agency is on track to release its strategy for controlling methane gas leaks this fall, but didn't hint at whether it would include new regulations.
09/02/14 12:45 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A utility is opposing a $2.9 million bankruptcy settlement that would fund projects to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in January. West Virginia American Water says Freedom Industries shouldn't use money from its insurance proceeds to pay for the...
By Zack Colman | 09/02/14 11:42 AM
Electricity prices for the first half of this year increased the most in a year-over-year basis since 2009, according the Energy Department's statistics arm.
09/02/14 11:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the...
09/02/14 07:00 AM
BEIJING (AP) — More than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas, according to a U.S.-based research group. The World Resources Institute said China has the world's largest...
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 11:31 PM
While solar's slice of the U.S. electricity pie is still small -- it accounted for just 0.2 percent of total generation in 2013 -- the electric utility industry is viewing it as a disruptive force.
08/31/14 02:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Two men who used an old lobster boat to block a coal shipment to New England's largest coal-burning power plant say they plan to argue at trial that their actions were necessary because of the threat posed by climate change. Environmental activists Ken Ward and Jonathan "Jay"...
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