12/02/13 09:25 AM
(www.news-leader.com) Months after an environmental group sued state officials alleging Missouri is not fully implementing a renewable energy law passed by voters, the state is trying to get the lawsuit thrown out.
12/01/13 12:11 PM
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is urging Hoosiers to help the environment and the economy by buying Indiana-grown Christmas trees this year instead of artificial ones.
By Anthony Sadar | 11/29/13 12:26 PM
“I'm from the government and I'm here to help” are the "nine most terrifying words in the English language," according to President Reagan. The words are also the perennial joke among those who have to deal with government “helpers.” These days the saying is truly laughable. Not only...
By Brian Hughes | 11/29/13 08:35 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to trigger the so-called “nuclear option” and change the upper chamber's filibuster rules created a new political landscape for President Obama, easing the path for him to achieve key second-term goals.
By Ron Arnold | 11/27/13 12:54 PM
Let’s face it, President Obama and his administration's appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency are deliberately and methodically destroying the coal industry for ideological and political reasons.
By David Pitt | 11/27/13 12:06 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa — Officials were assessing the environmental damage Tuesday after a towboat carrying 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel and oil sank in the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, closing the river to barge traffic.
By Pablo Gorondi | 11/27/13 09:47 AM
The price of oil dropped below $93 a barrel Wednesday as a U.S. report on crude supplies pointed to a surprisingly high increase last week. If confirmed, it would be the 10th consecutive week of rising crude stocks.
By Arthur Herman | 11/26/13 04:44 PM
There’s been enormous furor over President Obama’s nuclear deal with the Iranians, and for good reason. Most commentators and analysts worry about whether Obama and the Europeans have given up too much on sanctions while getting too little in return. Too few have been focusing on why...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/26/13 04:20 PM
About $2 billion of work done by the Department of Energy for other agencies had little oversight, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The projects, known as "Work for Others," allow non-Energy Department agencies to use 17 of the agency's "unique and highly specialized...
By Michal Conger | 11/26/13 03:48 PM
Eleven federal agencies that declined to testify at a Sept. 18 hearing on their global warming spending also missed a Nov. 22 deadline to provide a congressional panel with written information about the issue. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked officials at 14 agencies to testify...
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