By Ron Arnold | 11/22/13 06:22 AM
First of two parts. When headlines announce, “Greens pray outside EPA for CO2 cuts” and “Pray the coal away,” the first thing to do is follow the money. Were the Greens praying “to bless the rule-making process,” or were they promoting President Obama's climate change plan in...
By Zack Colman | 11/21/13 04:12 PM
When Interior Secretary Sally Jewell sounded a call to support national parks last month, she imagined Republicans could come around to support the administration's conservation efforts in the wake of the federal government shutdown that kept the parks closed. "I think it's really clear from...
11/21/13 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to speed approval of natural gas pipelines, the third bill passed this week to boost energy production in the U.S. The pipeline bill would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve or deny a pipeline application within a year....
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:54 AM
Efforts to delay implementation of changes in the federal flood insurance program have run into roadblocks on both sides of Capitol Hill.
By Justin Pritchard | 11/21/13 09:33 AM
LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year. By fortifying the state's still-spotty charging infrastructure,...
By Zack Colman | 11/20/13 06:43 PM
The Republican-controlled House passed a pair of bills Wednesday that would limit the federal government's ability to regulate energy production on public lands, measures that proponents said would prevent a slowdown of oil and gas drilling but face slim prospects in the upper chamber. One of...
11/20/13 04:28 PM
The European Union’s proposed fuel-quality directive, designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, could hurt prospects for the proposed Keystone XL project, which aims to link Canadian tar sands and refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast, an official said Tuesday.
11/20/13 04:26 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency issued draft guidelines Wednesday in support of the federal government’s effort to go green with its purchasing policies. The initiative, dating back to 2011, is meant to guide buying decisions at federal agencies, which must ensure that 95 percent of...
By Zack Colman | 11/20/13 03:20 PM
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, stumped to revive energy-efficiency legislation on Wednesday, suggesting its failure would prove a bellwether for future energy bills in the upper chamber.
11/20/13 10:02 AM
The difference between what the poorer nations want and the details provided by donor nations led by the U.S., Japan and European Union has become one of the top sources of friction in the United Nations talks.
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