By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 04:59 PM
International Energy Agency chief economist Fatih Birol said Sunday that the pollution caused by Canada's oil sands was not enough to warrant not tapping the resource. The news was a blow to environmental activists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would transport oil from the...
By Zack Colman | 11/19/13 02:12 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the $750 million in fees the DOE collects from utilities each year is unjustified because the federal government has not approved a permanent nuclear waste storage site.
By Zack Colman | 11/19/13 10:31 AM
Federal regulators announced Tuesday that they will investigate what caused three Tesla Model S plug-in electric vehicles to catch fire in six weeks.
By Kristen Wyatt | 11/19/13 09:25 AM
DENVER — Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards. The proposed rules don't require more state inspections of drilling sites....
By Zack Colman | 11/19/13 06:15 AM
House Republicans will take shots at the Obama administration's energy policies this week when a handful of bills come to the floor for votes.
By Zack Colman | 11/18/13 02:36 PM
The federal nuclear regulator said Monday that it would restart its review of whether Yucca Mountain can safely serve as the nation's permanent waste repository.
By Zack Colman | 11/18/13 01:53 PM
Former President George W. Bush said building the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline is a "no-brainer" for economic growth. "I think the goal of the country ought to be, 'How do we grow the private sector?' " Bush said at a Pittsburgh luncheon with energy executives, according to DeSmog Blog....
11/18/13 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and elsewhere — and the venture...
11/18/13 09:57 AM
(thehill.com) House Republicans will take aim this week at White House environmental and energy policies.
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:45 AM
Attorney General Martha Coakley is asking state regulators to reject a $30 million rate hike request by a natural gas company that serves 300,000 Massachusetts customers because of what she considers unnecessary spending by company executives.
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