By Ashe Schow | 12/04/13 04:55 PM
It is widely known that using an ethanol-blend gasoline can harm vehicle engines, but did you know that it also hurts boat engines, increases the price of food globally and hurts the environment?
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 11:05 AM
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A recount showed voters in the Denver suburb of Broomfield narrowly approved a five-year moratorium on fracking, but opponents filed a lawsuit challenging the vote-counting process and some voters' eligibility has been questioned.
By Gary D. Robertson | 12/04/13 11:04 AM
DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the state is poised to carry out a more diverse energy production strategy with the advent of natural gas exploration and more renewable sources thanks to legislation.
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 09:37 AM
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A task force made up of ranchers, the Klamath Tribes and others is wrapping up work on recommendations to end decades of conflicts over water in the Upper Klamath Basin. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and a representative of the...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 08:54 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A fast-moving energy proposal is drawing opponents, including environmental groups and Ohio's utility consumers' advocate, who estimate the measure could add $175 a year to the average Ohioan's electric bill.
12/03/13 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the federal government concluded Tuesday. The 200-page report by the National Academy of Sciences looked at warming...
By Zack Colman | 12/03/13 06:06 PM
One of President Obama's top environmental and climate advisers announced Tuesday that she would resign in February. Nancy Sutley is leaving the White House Council on Environmental Quality after five years as its chairwoman, Obama said. "As one of my top advisers, Nancy has played a central...
By Ashe Schow | 12/03/13 05:04 PM
Another blow for the Chevy Volt. The Department of Energy released its 2014 fuel economy guide, complete with a list of fuel economy leaders, and yet again, the Volt didn't make the list.
By Zack Colman | 12/03/13 04:44 PM
The Obama administration expanded an energy efficiency program Tuesday to include apartment complexes, condominiums and other multifamily buildings, the latest White House move to bolster efficiency as Congress remains stuck on the issue. The public-private program, the Better Buildings...
By Michal Conger | 12/03/13 12:48 PM
A group of African drummers and a Washington, D.C., media group received $630,000 in stimulus funds for energy projects despite their lack of experience, according to an audit by the Department of Energy inspector general. The audit was first reported on by the Washington Free Beacon. The...
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