11/18/13 09:57 AM
(thehill.com) House Republicans will take aim this week at White House environmental and energy policies.
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:45 AM
Attorney General Martha Coakley is asking state regulators to reject a $30 million rate hike request by a natural gas company that serves 300,000 Massachusetts customers because of what she considers unnecessary spending by company executives.
11/18/13 09:44 AM
The government’s multi-billion-dollar effort to clean up the nation’s largest nuclear dump has become its own dysfunctional mess. For more than two decades, the government has worked to dispose of 56 million gallons of toxic nuclear and chemical waste stored in underground, leak-prone steel...
11/18/13 09:41 AM
Year after year the trucks rolled in, dumping loads of sewage sludge and contaminated dirt at a soil-recycling plant in this tiny desert community. Thousands of deliveries were dutifully recorded in a state database. Anyone who checked it would have seen that the plant had no state permit to...
By Paul Bedard | 11/18/13 09:35 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry told a climate change conference in Poland Monday that global warming is the biggest challenge to the world. “Fulfilling our responsibility to the future inhabitants of our planet is an ambitious goal, yes, but there isn't a more important one out there right...
11/18/13 09:16 AM
The coal industry needs to change rapidly to help prevent global warming by leaving most of the fuel in the ground and closing the least efficient power plants, the top climate official at the United Nations said. Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on...
11/18/13 09:16 AM
Envoys at two weeks of negotiations due to finish in Warsaw, Poland, on Nov. 22 are trying to craft the first parts of a new deal to fight climate change. They aim to adopt an agreement in 2015 that would bind all nations to limit emissions from 2020, replacing the existing Kyoto Protocol.
11/17/13 10:03 PM
PITTSBURGH — Some of the Democrats who are challenging Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett have significantly different views from the Republican on how to regulate and tax the state's booming gas drilling industry, and they're trying to make it an issue with voters. With Corbett taking a firm...
11/17/13 02:12 PM
WATERLOO — The battle to build an overhead, high-voltage electric transmission line moves into Northeast Iowa this week.
11/17/13 01:53 PM
CHICAGO — The Illinois Pollution Control Board will decide this week whether to give a Houston company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants that it doesn't even own yet, a scenario that underscores the uncertainty facing an industry squeezed by...
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