02/26/14 05:30 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Titan Tire Corp. and Dico Inc. must pay millions of dollars in fines and penalties for the demolition of three buildings in Des Moines that the Environmental Protection Agency says were contaminated with PCBs, chemicals linked to cancer and considered hazardous. The...
By Zack Colman | 02/26/14 05:25 PM
The markers have been set on a potential overhaul of the federal tax code, and the oil and gas industry hasn't found much to like.
02/26/14 12:15 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. fell Wednesday after the oil and natural gas company reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by one-time charges. The company's adjusted earnings came in lower than Wall Street expected. In morning trading, shares fell $2.05, or 7.6 percent,...
By Zack Colman | 02/26/14 09:30 AM
The Mitt Romney concept of federal funding for clean energy is not dead. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, or ARPA-E, modeled after the Pentagon's successful DARPA program, is wrapping up its fifth annual conference on Wednesday. It is possibly the only federal clean energy...
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:26 AM
The Indiana House amended a bill targeting the state's energy-efficiency program Tuesday with a provision that would effectively end the program by the end of this year.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:23 AM
Activists are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to support a bill that would divest the state pension fund from fossil fuels.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:18 AM
The price of oil edged above $102 a barrel Wednesday as investors tried to assess the strength of U.S. demand with the approach of warmer weather.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:14 AM
State officials say California's latest carbon-permit auction has raised nearly $330 million. The Sacramento Bee reports industrial firms and others bought emissions allowances that can be used this year and in 2017.
02/26/14 06:45 AM
Thick smog has been covering China's capital for a week. The US Embassy in Beijing says the pollution levels are ten times what would be considered unsafe. (Feb. 26) DURATION: :51 ----------------------------------------- SHOTLIST: ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLY Beijing - 26 February,...
02/26/14 04:15 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that a giant Southern California agency overcharges for carrying water on the Colorado River aqueduct, a major victory for San Diego in a high-stakes dispute. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow said Los Angeles-based wholesaler Metropolitan...
By Andrea Billups | 02/25/14 04:52 PM
Chris Horner is deeply serious about his role as a climate-truth watchdog, but his sense of humor about his detractors is deliciously dark. Take the story that broke just after New Year's of a Russian ship stranded in Antarctic ice, an incident seized by proponents as a certain sign that...
02/25/14 09:00 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say they may force Duke Energy to move a pair of leaky coal ash dumps, more than three weeks after a massive spill coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic gray sludge. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Tuesday it...
By Zack Colman | 02/25/14 05:34 PM
The Transportation Department issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring stricter standards for shipping oil by rail, a move that follows a series of derailments and growing concerns that crude from the Bakken shale formation is more flammable than most. The order, which is effective...
By Paul Bedard | 02/25/14 04:18 PM
Claiming that the future of American food production depends on a revived honey bee population, the Agriculture Department on Tuesday announced it will spend $3 million to help ranchers and farmers improve the health of the bugs, key to pollinating $15 billion worth of food. Agriculture...
By Bloomberg News | 02/25/14 01:59 PM
Forecasts of a thaw for the Eastern U.S. next month sent natural gas futures to the steepest two-day decline in 11 years on speculation of reduced demand for the heating fuel. Gas slid as much as 12 percent as forecasters including MDA Weather Services said frigid weather in the Midwest and...
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