By Zack Colman | 08/04/14 07:09 PM
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis called on campaigners to holster ballot initiatives regarding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in exchange for establishing an independent commission to write regulations for the drilling practice.
By Sean Higgins | 08/04/14 05:16 PM
The energy industry is making a push to keep the greater sage grouse off an updated endangered species list.
By Sean Higgins | 08/04/14 03:19 PM
For most people, an hourly wage of $125 would be an awfully good deal, especially in this economy. But President Obama and environmental groups are warning that it is not nearly enough for one group: lawyers engaged in Endangered Species Act litigation.
08/04/14 02:30 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two days after warning some 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan not to drink their tap water, the mayor of Ohio's fourth-largest city declared on Monday that the water was now safe and took a sip. The city lifted the advisory after dozens of tests over the weekend showed an...
08/04/14 12:15 PM
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With its sweet fruit-flavored liqueurs, a working farm and eccentric cast of characters— including a dancing lemon — Bloomery Plantation Distillery has attracted tourists from every U.S. state and countries as far away as Laos and Iceland. The West Virginia...
08/04/14 11:31 AM
CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, Botswana (AP) — No sign of an elephant in all of two minutes, a tourist teased a guide at Botswana's Chobe National Park, home to tens of thousands of elephants. A minute later, their vehicle cleared a knot of shrubs and elephants loomed ahead beside the dusty road. Such...
08/04/14 11:15 AM
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands (AP) — A newly formed Hurricane Bertha swirled northward across open sea Monday after brushing the Turks & Caicos Islands and Bahamas as a tropical storm, while forecasters predicted the storm wasn't likely to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast. The U.S....
08/04/14 11:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 30 about investing in yieldcos, The Associated Press reported erroneously that NRG Yield owned a coal-fired power plant in Delaware. That plant has been converted to burn natural gas. The story also said that NRG Yield hopes to increase its dividend by 10 percent...
08/04/14 08:17 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong typhoon that has worsened seasonal monsoon rains in the Philippines will linger offshore until Thursday, raising fears of more flooding. Forecasters said, however, that Typhoon Halong was too far off at sea to hit the country directly. The rains have flooded...
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:52 PM
President Obama named Cheryl LaFleur chairwoman of the nation's electric grid regulator for a nine-month term, honoring a deal between Senate Democrats and the White House.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 01:23 PM
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray circulated a memo Friday outlining talking points for Democrats to use about how climate change affects federal spending and budgeting.
By Zack Colman | 08/01/14 09:50 AM
Three West Coast Democratic governors came out against offshore drilling this week, but it's a Republican governor's moves on the Atlantic Ocean that have drawn some attention.
By Arthur Herman | 08/01/14 07:35 AM
Hamas is systematically blocking development of the one natural resource the Gaza Strip has, the Gaza Marine offshore natural gas reserves.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 03:06 PM
A group dedicated to saving the planet by cutting runaway population increases said that 80 percent of U.S. population growth comes from immigration.
By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 06:41 PM
The White House and supportive Democrats tout the administration's climate strategy as a financial winner, while opponents argue it would hit people's pocketbooks and reduce electric grid reliability.
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