By Ashe Schow | 12/11/13 02:39 PM
Sierra Club officials praised the planned closures of one-third of America's coal plants over the next decade, further promoting the “war on coal.” Rather than promote other forms of energy in an effort to compete coal out of the market, the Sierra Club seems to be more interested in...
By Zack Colman | 12/11/13 01:55 PM
John Podesta will recuse himself from the decision about the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in his new White House advisory role, a White House aide confirmed. The move will come as a blow to environmentalists who viewed the arrival of Podesta, a noted opponent of the controversial...
By Kevin McGill | 12/11/13 10:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a filing Tuesday, defense lawyers for Kurt Mix said prosecution questioning of witness Wilson...
12/11/13 10:13 AM
Rising shale-oil output increased domestic production to a 24-year high, helping shield the U.S. from interruptions in supply from Libya, Iraq and Iran.
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 04:18 PM
President Obama's appointment of Democratic adviser John Podesta, an opponent of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, to the White House could foretell a rejection of the controversial Canada-to-Texas pipeline, environmental groups said Tuesday. Podesta, former President Bill Clinton's chief of...
12/10/13 12:44 PM
The two countries decided to fast track the pipeline and formulate a road map to work out challenges, the ministry said. However, no details were given on how Pakistan plans to overcome the numerous problems associated with the project, such as funding and the risk of sanctions.
12/10/13 11:13 AM
PRATT, Kan. — A retired Army general who is now a lobbyist says a strong ethanol industry is critical to national security because it reduces U.S. reliance on foreign oil-producing countries.
12/10/13 11:06 AM
NEW YORK — A New York federal appeals court says the legality of a tax on Vermont's only nuclear plant is best left up to a state court. But it shot down some of the plant operator's arguments against the tax anyway.
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 06:01 AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether some states should be held responsible for controlling air pollution that floats past their borders and, if so, by how much and by whom between the federal government or the states.
By Sean Higgins | 12/09/13 07:16 PM
Should a private energy company’s recommendation that certain public lands be made available for commercial drilling be kept confidential by the government? Or should everybody be able to know who made the request? That question is being fought in Colorado courtrooms, with energy companies...
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