07/09/14 06:45 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Michigan Power plans to seek permission to build five solar generating facilities in the two states it serves. I&M is proposing building the facilities in the Muncie-Marion area in eastern Indiana, around South Bend in northern Indiana and in Michigan, although...
07/09/14 05:00 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Wasting water outdoors amid the state's drought will begin hitting Californians in the wallet under get-tough restrictions being proposed by state regulators, with fines of up to $500 a day for overwatering front lawns or washing a car without a nozzle on the hose....
By Zack Colman | 07/08/14 09:39 PM
The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which gets its funding from federal offshore oil and gas revenue, is running up against the clock. The Obama administration and its environmental allies need the support of GOP lawmakers to keep it alive.Â
07/08/14 05:45 PM
ALEXANDER, N.D. (AP) — A lightning strike Monday sparked a fire and explosion that destroyed the third North Dakota saltwater disposal facility in recent weeks, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky and leaving the smell of oil in the air. The latest incident was at a saltwater...
By Zack Colman | 07/08/14 04:57 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy described the haranguing her agency has received over its proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule this way: "Just ludicrous."
07/08/14 03:30 PM
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana utility regulators will determine whether electricity customers will have stable rates in the future or if they'll be subject to the whims of a volatile power-supply market, an attorney for NorthWestern Energy said Tuesday. Al Brogan told the Public Service...
07/08/14 01:25 PM
VIENNA (AP) — A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep. Their defiance of a European Union stop work order is more...
By Anthony J. Sadar | 07/07/14 02:49 PM
On June 23, the Supreme Court laid down a small speed bump on the highway leading from "carbon pollution" control to climate nirvana.
By Guy Caruso | 07/04/14 03:18 PM
President Obama and his energy team are testing the waters on crude oil exports.
By Zack Colman | 07/03/14 12:26 PM
It's a restart of the federal program that garnered heavy Republican criticism for backing a handful of failed ventures, most notably the $535 million loan guarantee awarded to now-bankrupt solar panel-maker Solyndra.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/02/14 04:19 PM
Anxiety over the turmoil in Iraq disrupting oil output is easing as Iraqi forces push back against the Sunni extremist insurgency, but long-term fears remain that the instability could cause painful aftershocks -- especially if it scares off multinational oil companies that had begun investing in...
By Devin Nunes | 07/02/14 12:51 PM
With the lightning advance of ISIS' jihadist army to the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq is falling into chaos. The country's Shiites are mobilizing militias to fight the Sunni terrorists, while the nation faces a good possibility of some sort of Iranian intervention. Regardless of who ultimately...
By Zack Colman | 07/02/14 12:59 PM
The opening bell has sounded for investors concerned about climate change.
By Mike Duncan | 07/02/14 11:14 AM
In the nation's capital, our president appears to be leading a one-man parade of his own to force an ill-conceived emissions-reduction plan onto the American people in hopes other nations will follow.
By Karl Spain | 07/01/14 07:08 PM
This coming winter will be the coldest winter (late 2014 and early 2015) on modern record. Stock up on firewood now. Snowfall records will be set in Europe and the U.S. Natural gas prices will continue to drop anyway but home heating oil, gasoline, and coal prices will increase. The storms...
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