Federal judge reinstates Obama-era rule on methane emissions

October 5, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffing the Trump administration, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Interior Department to reinstate an Obama-era regulation aimed at... more »»

Economist sees rebound but weak growth in West Virginia

October 5, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's chief economist says the state is on the rebound but will have relatively weak growth in the next five years. more »»

Federal govt shows support for Georgia nuclear plant project

October 2, 2017 ATLANTA (AP) — The federal government is showing its continued support for the construction of two reactors at a Georgia nuclear power plant, a troubled project that has already far exceeded its... more »»

State warns of new scam where caller poses as National Grid

October 2, 2017 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's attorney general is warning businesses about a billing scam where callers pose as representatives of National Grid. more »»

AP-NORC poll: Americans want local leaders to fight warming

October 2, 2017 By SETH BORENSTEIN and EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is... more »»

New Mexico oil producers concerned about permit backlog

October 2, 2017 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. more »»

Few details after deadline for coal plant ownership interest

October 2, 2017 By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. more »»

Maine is turning to Canada to boost natural gas supply

October 1, 2017 FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he's exploring the idea of expanding the state's natural gas supply with a pipeline from Canada because of stalled pipeline efforts to the south. more »»

Colorado says 430 pipelines failed leak test after explosion

October 1, 2017 By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Tiny holes or faulty parts could be the reason that about 430 oil or gas pipelines in Colorado failed a leak-detection test after a fatal explosion... more »»

Sunday deadline for interest in Navajo coal plant approaches

September 29, 2017 By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A coal-fired power plant in far northern Arizona is set to shut down in 2019 unless a new owner can be foun. more »»

Consumers Energy to take closer look at copper gas lines

September 29, 2017 JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy has agreed to inspect certain natural gas lines every three years instead of five. The utility is responding to a request from state regulator. more »»

Lawsuit: Refinery, chemical plant worsened Harvey flooding

September 29, 2017 SWEENY, Texas (AP) — Homeowners southwest of Houston claim in a lawsuit that temporary dams erected by Phillips 66 and Phillips Chevron to protect two facilities from Harvey floodwaters caused thei... more »»

US Interior chief wants smaller monuments, but not at home

September 27, 2017 By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.. more »»

Auction of Brazil power plant rights fetches nearly $4B

September 27, 2017 SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government sold operating licenses for four hydroelectric dams to companies from China, France and Italy on Wednesday, fetching nearly $4 billion in an auction at the... more »»

Climate change may spell hotter summers for southern Europe

September 18, 2017 By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Climate researchers are warning that Europeans should prepare for the return of "Lucifer," saying the hellishly named heat wave that hit parts of th... more »»

NIPSCO asks Indiana regulators for higher base gas rates

September 18, 2017 MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana Public Service Co. says it has asked state regulators for an increase in its base rates for natural ga. more »»

Utility seeks higher natural gas price for Montana customers

September 16, 2017 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A utility company is asking Montana regulators to allow it to increase prices for natural gas for more than 84,000 customers in the state. more »»

France to ban oil, gas output on home soil in symbolic step

September 12, 2017 By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — France's government has unveiled a law to ban all production and exploration of oil and natural gas by 2040 on the country's mainland and overseas... more »»

West Virginia tax receipts up 3.9 percent from last year

September 11, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia tax officials say collections of nearly $560 million so far this fiscal year are 3. more »»



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