By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 11:25 AM
The oil industry and climate change activists can agree on one thing: Ice cream is pretty awesome.
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.
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.
By Zack Colman | 07/18/14 12:55 PM
The EPA proposed restrictions on building a large copper-and-gold mine Friday slated for a watershed in southwest Alaska that's pitted environmental groups and industry against each other regarding the EPA's authority to veto such projects.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 04:30 PM
The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 02:49 PM
A long-sought road through a national wildlife refuge has put distance between the Republican U.S. senator from Alaska and the interior secretary.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 02:47 PM
Lisa Murkowski's name is etched in a slab of sidewalk just blocks from the Capitol.
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.
By Zack Colman | 07/13/14 12:28 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military has tried to be "surgical" in its attacks on the Gaza Strip, and that he has support from world leaders to respond to rocket fire being launched into his country.
By Zack Colman | 07/13/14 12:27 PM
Iran's foreign minister said a break-up of Iraq would be "short-sighted," and urged to keep its neighbor whole.
By Zack Colman | 07/13/14 12:04 PM
McCain, speaking Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," characterized Paul's position as a "Fortress America" stance that became popular in the years between the Spanish-American War in 1898 and the U.S. entrance into World War I.
By Zack Colman | 07/13/14 11:02 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored the United States and other world leaders to insist on a strong deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program. Netanyahu, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," said negotiators should aim to model the long-term Iranian deal currently being discussed...
By Zack Colman | 07/13/14 10:51 AM
Republicans called on President Obama to dispatch National Guard troops to the United States-Mexico border while Congress works out potential fixes to policies some say have contributed to a rash of Central American immigrants arriving through Mexico.
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