By Zack Colman | 12/11/13 01:55 PM
John Podesta will recuse himself from the decision about the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in his new White House advisory role, a White House aide confirmed. The move will come as a blow to environmentalists who viewed the arrival of Podesta, a noted opponent of the controversial...
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 04:18 PM
President Obama's appointment of Democratic adviser John Podesta, an opponent of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, to the White House could foretell a rejection of the controversial Canada-to-Texas pipeline, environmental groups said Tuesday. Podesta, former President Bill Clinton's chief of...
By Zack Colman | 12/10/13 06:01 AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether some states should be held responsible for controlling air pollution that floats past their borders and, if so, by how much and by whom between the federal government or the states.
By Zack Colman | 12/09/13 01:31 PM
Eight Northeastern states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require a group of "upwind" Midwest and Southern states to more aggressively reduce smog-forming pollutants from power plants that drift across their borders and pose health risks. The states, all represented...
By Zack Colman | 12/07/13 11:21 AM
The American Legislative Exchange Council, a group that has attracted criticism from the Left for its ties to large corporations and for helping craft legislation for state lawmakers to advance conservative policies, is setting its sights on dismantling an incentive crucial to the rooftop solar...
By Zack Colman | 12/06/13 04:01 PM
The Obama administration finalized a rule Friday extending the length of permits that allow energy companies' wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
By Zack Colman | 12/06/13 11:54 AM
As lawmakers ramp up efforts to kill a key wind energy incentive that expires at the end of the year, the wind industry is concentrating on winning concessions in a potential federal tax-code overhaul.
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 04:33 PM
The Obama administration moved a step closer Thursday toward approving a rule that would authorize 30-year permits enabling energy companies with wind farms to kill eagles without penalty.
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 12:24 PM
President Obama directed federal agencies and the military to nearly triple renewable energy consumption by the end of the decade, setting a target of getting 20 percent of electricity from renewable sources. The move, which comes through executive order, is the latest in a series of...
By Zack Colman | 12/05/13 05:12 AM
The rule's detractors say last month's EPA proposal to reduce fuel blending targets for 2014 emboldened their legislative push, adding that the rationale the agency offered didn't address concerns about engine safety and corn and fuel prices.
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