02/24/14 07:30 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Denbury Resources is fighting an attempt to tax carbon dioxide drilled from underground deposits in Mississippi, another in a series of efforts to penalize the oil producer for shipping carbon dioxide out of state instead of using it in Mississippi. A House Ways and...
By Zack Colman | 02/24/14 05:38 PM
ExxonMobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson and Yoko Ono have at least one thing in common -- neither of them want hydraulic fracturing projects in their backyards. The chief of the world's largest oil and gas company joined a lawsuit to block construction of a water tower used for a hydraulic...
02/24/14 04:45 PM
BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — One of the reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the New York suburbs has been shut down for a planned refueling. Owner Entergy Corp. said the refueling outage for what's called the Indian Point 2 reactor began at 1 a.m. Monday and will likely last about a...
By Brian Hughes | 02/24/14 02:23 PM
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said that President Obama informed governors Monday that he would make a final decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline “in a couple of months.” Fallin, a Republican, told reporters that she asked the president in a meeting at the White House about...
By Ashe Schow | 02/24/14 01:45 PM
President Obama told governors during the National Governors Association meeting in Washington on Monday that he would make a final decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline “in a couple of months,” according to White House reporters. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma told...
By Paul Bedard | 02/24/14 10:55 AM
Nearly a third of the 430 billion pounds of food produced for Americans to eat is wasted, a potential catastrophe for landfills and a wake-up call to officials scrambling to feed the hungry, according to a stunning new report from the Department of Agriculture.
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:04 AM
A 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi River remained closed at New Orleans on Monday following a weekend collision that resulted in crude oil spilling from a barge.
02/24/14 09:45 AM
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) — One of the South Dakota lawmakers behind a failed effort to ease restrictions on hemp production said he expects the issue to come before the Legislature again next year. A resolution urging the federal government to reconsider hemp's status as a controlled substance and...
02/23/14 01:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. As President Barack Obama pledges to act on...
By Zack Colman | 02/23/14 10:34 AM
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., urged President Obama to "reset the reset" his administration called for with Russia in 2009 to encourage a smooth regime change in Ukraine amidst the roiling situation there. Ayotte said Obama must take a stronger tack with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is...
02/23/14 07:15 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's environment ministry said Sunday that it had sent inspectors to Beijing and other areas of the country to inspect polluting industries and check construction sites amid a spell of severe air pollution. Twelve teams will inspect factories, including those producing...
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 11:31 AM
Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams Partners says it's planning to seek approval for a $2.1 billion natural gas pipeline project in Pennsylvania that it hopes to complete in 2017.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:12 AM
Pennsylvania's highest court said Friday it would not revisit its decision striking down a state law that took zoning decisions about natural gas drilling out of the hands of local governments.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:07 AM
BP is pressing a federal court to disallow a $7.9 million Gulf oil spill claim awarded to a Louisiana law firm.
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/21/14 04:26 PM
Should a Canadian corporation be allowed to take land rights from a small Nebraska rancher? Should conservatives side with Big Government and Canadians over private landowners? A court in Nebraska has put the brakes on the Keystone XL pipeline in a case that started with land rights. The...
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