By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
08/25/14 05:46 PM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder ordered a review Monday of state standards for disposing certain types of radioactive waste in landfills, responding to public anger over the disclosure that material generated in Pennsylvania but rejected for storage there would be shipped to...
08/25/14 03:15 PM
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties. The ceremony to celebrate the recent start of drilling featured remarks by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, Democratic County Executive...
By Zack Colman | 08/25/14 12:26 PM
Mexican oil production could increase 75 percent by 2040 compared with previous long-term trends as a result of reforms that would let foreign companies develop energy there, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Monday.
08/24/14 01:15 PM
DALTON, Mass. (AP) — Representatives of Kinder Morgan are scheduled to visit western Massachusetts to present their side in a debate over a natural gas pipeline expansion. The Berkshire Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/VJLVJ4 ) that Dalton officials intend to organize a panel of residents to argue...
08/21/14 04:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal. CEO Bill Johnson said the $975...
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 09:03 AM
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto predicted big production gains in the oil and gas sector beginning in 2018 as a result of energy reforms its congress passed this month.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/19/14 08:18 AM
Quick question: Which uses more water, growing vegetables or hydraulic fracturing to produce oil and natural gas? The right answer, according to a recent study, found that fracking in states of the Mountain West region uses far less water than a whole host of activities, including golf courses.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
08/18/14 07:00 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said Monday it has enhanced the state health department's handling of complaints involving natural-gas drilling, prompting environmentalists to renew their demand for more aggressive action. Health Secretary Michael Wolf said...
08/18/14 04:00 PM
FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland researchers say there's a high likelihood that shale gas production in far western Maryland would negatively affect air quality in the region. The report (http://bit.ly/1oKrWGI ) released Monday also found a high likelihood of negative impacts on...
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 08:49 AM
The Interior Department sent draft regulations for drilling in the Arctic Ocean to the Office of Management and Budget, setting the stage for a future battle over the strength of the safeguards.
08/15/14 05:15 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An aging coal-fired power plant that Indianapolis' utility company had faced growing pressure to retire will be converted to cleaner-burning natural gas if state regulators endorse a revised plan the company announced Friday. Indianapolis Power & Light President and CEO...
08/15/14 01:30 PM
ERIE, Colo. (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about 13 oil and gas wells approved by Erie town trustees near two subdivisions, The Associated Press reported erroneously that some would violate state drilling setback rules. State rules require wells to be at least 500 feet from homes and 1,000 feet from...
By Zack Colman | 08/14/14 04:50 PM
The Energy Department is changing it's approval process for some applications, and the natural gas industry is less than thrilled.
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