By Will Coggin | 09/30/14 06:56 PM
A federal judge recently rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups to prevent the U.S. Bureau of Land Management from issuing oil and gas leases for parts of central Nevada.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 12:48 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants rose last year partly because of an increase in coal used for generating electricity, the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 09:00 AM
Dominion Resources secured approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the $3.8 billion Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, which will be ready to ship up to 0.82 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas beginning in 2017.
09/27/14 05:00 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental damage than the Bureau of Land Management admits. U.S. District Judge Miranda Du...
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 01:38 PM
Fifteen Senate Democrats pressed President Obama to regulate emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas produced during hydraulic fracturing and delivery of natural gas through pipelines.
By Washington Examiner | 09/23/14 09:22 PM
The protestors demand a world that doesn't work -- one in which jobs are artificially scarce, the poor go hungry, and the developing world stops developing.
By Zack Colman | 09/16/14 11:45 PM
House Republicans are putting a package of energy bills up for a vote, but they have already earned a veto threat from the White House and the probability that they will stop dead in the Democratic-held Senate. But the hope for Republicans is that the congressional calculus will change come January.
09/16/14 06:00 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania. The Department of Energy report,...
09/10/14 06:46 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Citing assurances from federal officials, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday fracking for natural gas will not be allowed in the George Washington National Forest. "I won't allow it as long as I'm governor," McAuliffe told the inaugural meeting of a climate change panel he...
09/10/14 05:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Supporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules governing the practice in Illinois that they believe violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists. A coalition of industry groups will...
By Zack Colman | 09/10/14 05:34 PM
The Energy Department gave the final approval for the Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, La., on Wednesday to export up to 1.7 billion cubic feet per day of LNG for up to 20 years.
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 07:37 PM
Lifting the ban on oil exports is a minefield for some Republicans.
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 05:47 PM
Eliminating or ending some of the restrictions in the near-ban of crude oil exports could yield an economic infusion of between $600 billion and $1.8 trillion, according to a study released Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 01:06 PM
The proposed rules would prohibit trains carrying hazardous materials from being left unwatched, unless specific requirements for securing the trains are followed.
09/08/14 02:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" in opposing the disposal of gas-drilling wastewater says the messages will come down Tuesday. Michael Boals, of Coshocton east of Columbus, told The Associated Press the billboards' owners...
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