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.
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"...
08/29/14 06:30 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable...
By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 08:21 AM
President Obama tapped Colette Honorable, the Democratic utility regulatory chief in Arkansas who's earned praise from both sides of the aisle in Washington, as nominee for commissioner at the federal electric grid regulator.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/27/14 08:35 AM
Somewhere, Woodrow Wilson is smiling. President Obama appears to have found a way around that pesky constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority of the Senate approving U.S. treaties with foreign nations.
By Ron Arnold | 08/26/14 07:12 PM
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 08:44 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.
By Zack Colman | 08/22/14 08:10 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's staff said that Democrats are slamming the Kentucky Republican by taking comments he made earlier this week out of context.
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 09:17 PM
The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states.Â
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 06:51 PM
An Oregon agency dealt a blow to the coal industry Monday night, denying a necessary permit for a proposed export terminal and boosting environmentalists' hopes of scuttling U.S. coal exports from the West Coast.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 05:04 PM
The "social cost of carbon" has sparked criticism from the Right because they say it inflates the perceived benefits from regulating greenhouse gases.
By Paul Bedard | 08/12/14 03:03 PM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's support for regulations on coal and a past comment that it is "very dirty" are fueling a new assault on the 2016 GOP front-runner.
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