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...
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.
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