By Zack Colman | 12/06/13 04:01 PM
The Obama administration finalized a rule Friday extending the length of permits that allow energy companies' wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
By Zack Colman | 12/06/13 11:54 AM
As lawmakers ramp up efforts to kill a key wind energy incentive that expires at the end of the year, the wind industry is concentrating on winning concessions in a potential federal tax-code overhaul.
By Mari Yamaguchi | 12/06/13 09:09 AM
Allison Macfarlane, head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said in Tokyo that finding an underground repository remains a challenge despite a global consensus on the need for such a facility to deal with waste coming out of nuclear power plants.
By Op-Ed Contributor | 12/05/13 07:03 PM
This month, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a reduction in 2014 biofuel mandates from 18 billion gallons to 15 billion gallons. This decision was made because gasoline consumption has fallen, and fuel mixes made with more than 10 percent biofuels can damage car engines. But there...
By Ashe Schow | 12/05/13 05:27 PM
Doubling down on the poor sales record of the Chevy Volt, General Motors has decided to offer a limited-edition Cadillac version for the 1 percent — a move that already has industry experts rolling their eyes. “There's no softening the blow with this one -- this is the limited edition 2014...
12/05/13 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill. They've been tripped up by differences over the nation's food stamp program and how to restructure farm subsidies....
By Ashe Schow | 12/05/13 04:37 PM
What Republicans (and some Democrats) have said would result from coal plant closures due to Environmental Protection Agency regulations - and cheaper natural gas - has been proven in a new study from a prominent research group. The Brattle Group, which produces complex economic studies meant...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 04:33 PM
The Obama administration moved a step closer Thursday toward approving a rule that would authorize 30-year permits enabling energy companies with wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
12/05/13 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama said the plan to use renewables for 20 percent of electricity needs will help reduce...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 12:24 PM
President Obama directed federal agencies and the military to nearly triple renewable energy consumption by the end of the decade, setting a target of getting 20 percent of electricity from renewable sources. The move, which comes through executive order, is the latest in a series of...
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