09/06/14 12:15 PM
OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The operator of an Ohio nuclear plant along Lake Erie said cracks first discovered three years ago have grown in the concrete building that protects the plant and its reactor. The findings do not mean the structure at the Davis-Besse plant near Toledo is unsafe,...
09/06/14 12:00 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business. They say the costs from the incident and resulting loss of organic certification on...
09/06/14 08:00 AM
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Heavy rains brought by Hurricane Norbert prompted evacuations as the storm roared up the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Forecasters said the storm may help bring weekend precipitation to the parched U.S. Southwest. Baja California Sur state Gov. Marcos...
09/05/14 07:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San Francisco is the state of California, which stands to gain $950 million to spend...
09/05/14 04:30 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A wind farm planned for off the coast of Block Island has been given the final OK by the federal government. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the lead federal permitting agency for the project. Deepwater Wind said Friday the agency approved the Block Island Wind Farm...
09/05/14 01:30 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 1,925. The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,584 rigs were exploring for oil and 340 for gas. One was listed as...
09/05/14 01:15 PM
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state's Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture into the waters to...
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 12:43 PM
The League of Conservation Voters anticipates spending $25 million this election cycle, amounting to a five-fold increase over 2010.
09/05/14 12:01 PM
NEW DELHI (AP) — Australia and India signed an agreement on Friday allowing the export of Australian uranium to New Delhi for use in power generation. The deal was signed during a state visit by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who met his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, and other...
By Rebecca Berg | 09/05/14 11:01 AM
For now, the only thing John Podesta was leading was an interview with the former secretary of state during a discussion at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Clinton was the evening's keynote speaker.
By Zack Colman | 09/05/14 08:52 AM
The regulator this week informed the United Nations aviation program that it had begun investigating whether airplane emissions endangered public health.
09/05/14 01:45 AM
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Nevada won a high-stakes battle with four other states for Tesla Motors' coveted battery factory, but the win comes with a hefty price tag — up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives over 20 years that state...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/04/14 06:56 PM
The Senate majority leader told a green energy conference Thursday he'll take up legislation by the end of this year.
09/04/14 04:31 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge's ruling in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill case that could cost BP an additional $17.6 billion in fines sent the company's shares tumbling Thursday. BP was found by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to have acted with "gross negligence," leading to the worst U.S....
By John Stossel | 09/04/14 02:38 PM
When it's government land â€" or any commonly held resource â€" the incentive is to get in and take what you can, while you can. It's called the "tragedy of the commons."
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