By Zack Colman | 07/25/14 01:15 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency isn't doing enough to prevent methane leaks from natural gas pipelines that deliver energy to customers, according to a report from its internal watchdog.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 07:58 PM
Colorado campaigners have secured enough signatures to get two initiatives that would place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state on the November ballot.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 08:05 AM
One environmental group thinks it knows how to measure the invisible. And if the Obama administration wants to combat climate change, it says what it's doing deserves a look.
07/22/14 05:00 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the state auditor general said Tuesday. Eugene...
By Arthur Herman | 07/21/14 04:10 PM
If you were thinking that the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 and the death of 298 innocent people including Europeans, will finally force NATO to get tough with Russia's Vladimir Putin, think again.
07/21/14 04:45 PM
Natural gas fell to its lowest level in eight months Monday following forecasts that nationwide summer temperatures are expected to be milder than normal. The price of natural gas fell 10 cents, or 2.6 percent, to $3.85 per 1,000 cubic feet. That's the lowest since mid-November. Weather...
07/19/14 05:15 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A U.S. Bureau of Land Management sale of oil and gas leases on public land in central Nevada has been conducted under protest. Earlier this year, Lander County commissioners, the Center for Biological Diversity, the Yomba Shoshone Tribe and the Gandolfo Ranch filed protests...
By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 01:26 PM
The Obama administration announced Friday that it would allow exploration for oil and gas off some portions of the Atlantic Coast using sonic testing devices that environmentalists say harm marine life.
07/17/14 09:30 PM
DENVER (AP) — A day after giving up on efforts to call a special legislative session on oil and gas drilling, Gov. John Hickenlooper appealed to the public Thursday to decry possible ballot measures to curb the industry. Hickenlooper joined dozens of industry allies to say that proposed...
By Zack Colman | 07/16/14 05:21 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall announced his opposition Wednesday to statewide ballot initiatives being bankrolled by Rep. Jared Polis that would impose restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
By Zack Colman | 07/15/14 05:08 PM
The arrangement assuages concerns among Republicans and some Democrats that Obama pick Norman Bay, who led the FERC's enforcement office but has never been a commissioner, lacked experience to head the body.
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...
07/07/14 02:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Plans are in the works for a new natural gas transmission pipeline that could pass through Michigan on its way to Ontario, Canada, raising concerns among some residents whose properties have already been dug up for an ongoing oil pipeline project. Company spokeswoman Vicki...
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.
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