By Bloomberg News | 12/09/13 03:28 PM
Bitcoin, the virtual money former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan called “a bubble,” was accepted as payment in the purchase of a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car at a California Lamborghini dealership. Lamborghini Newport Beach sold the car for about $103,000, or 91.4...
By Zack Colman | 12/09/13 01:31 PM
Eight Northeastern states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require a group of "upwind" Midwest and Southern states to more aggressively reduce smog-forming pollutants from power plants that drift across their borders and pose health risks. The states, all represented...
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 04:27 PM
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 04:01 PM
Oklahoma oil producers say the planned opening next month of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline will remove a glut of crude oil at a storage hub in Cushing and help them get a price that better competes with what producers along the Gulf Coast receive.
By Associated Press | 12/07/13 03:46 PM
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
By Zack Colman | 12/07/13 11:21 AM
The American Legislative Exchange Council, a group that has attracted criticism from the Left for its ties to large corporations and for helping craft legislation for state lawmakers to advance conservative policies, is setting its sights on dismantling an incentive crucial to the rooftop solar...
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...
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