04/17/14 08:00 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line. The nation's largest electric company said in a regulatory filing with the U.S....
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:39 PM
An Environmental Protection Agency official has entered the revolving door of cronyism by leaving the federal government to become an executive at a prominent environmental group.
04/15/14 03:00 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Southern Co. has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to help develop coal technologies, based in part on the coal gasification and carbon capture technology that Southern subsidiary Mississippi Power Co. is deploying at the $5 billion Kemper...
By Zack Colman | 04/15/14 01:28 PM
A federal court upheld an Environmental Protection Agency rule that limits mercury and other toxic air emissions from power plants Tuesday, delivering a victory for the Obama administration and a blow to industry groups fighting the regulation.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/07/14 04:12 PM
President Obama consistently tries to marshall jingoism in support of his green-energy corporatism.
By Zack Colman | 04/07/14 12:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday attempted to assuage fears about a forthcoming carbon emissions rule for existing power plants, as she said it would contain flexibility for states. "The only thing I really hope when this proposal goes out is that people...
By Ashe Schow | 04/02/14 12:25 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before Congress Wednesday, requesting millions more for initiatives to combat global warming. Speaking before the House Energy and Commerce committee, McCarthy's presented a budget requesting $1.03 billion for global warming...
By Zack Colman | 03/27/14 10:59 AM
That hair. Without question, it's the first thing people notice about Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Parted on the left, cut only by his wife, Naomi, the long gray mop resembles Gene Wilder's in "Young Frankenstein." And like Wilder's titular character, Moniz is prone to experimentation and risk.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/25/14 04:04 PM
The top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee Tuesday issued a subpoena to the Interior Department’s inspector general, demanding a readable copy of a critical report on coal-mining reform. Committee Chairman Rep. Doc Hastings, of Washington state, said the panel has been...
By Associated Press | 03/22/14 01:22 PM
When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision of building a new, diversified economic base.
By Associated Press | 03/18/14 09:10 AM
A federal grand jury planned to convene Tuesday as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge.
By Michael Barone | 03/14/14 01:33 PM
West Virginia 3rd district incumbent Rep. Nick Rahall trails Republican challenger state Sen. Evan Jenkins by a 54-percent to 40-percent margin.
By Zack Colman | 03/12/14 04:22 PM
House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans initiated a probe Wednesday to determine who at the Environmental Protection Agency was responsible for crafting greenhouse gas emission rules for future power plants.
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