Tag: Energy and the environment

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TRENTON, N.J. — The explosion in the natural gas market that lowered utility rates and led energy companies across the country to seek multi-million...
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BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have reached a tentative agreement approving a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project...
No Paris climate accord? No problem, bloc of states says

HAMPTON, N.H. — Since President Donald Trump vowed this summer to pull the United States out of an international climate accord, states looking to...
China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

BEIJING — Chinese authorities have commandeered supplies of natural gas to heat homes, forcing chemical plants and factories to shut down, after efforts to...
California wildfires prompt tougher rules for utilities

SAN FRANCISCO — Devastating California wildfires this year — and expectations of more to come under the extremes of climate change — prompted regulators...
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DENVER — France has lured five Colorado scientists to do climate change research for the rest of President Donald Trump's term. ...
EPA chief jets to Morocco to help promote fossil fuel use

WASHINGTON — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency flew to Morocco this week to help encourage the North African kingdom to import liquefied...
Regulators give go-ahead for study of Lake Powell Pipeline

SALT LAKE CITY — Federal regulators have given the go-ahead for environmental studies and public comment about a proposal to build a 140-mile (225-kilometer)...
Mark Ruffalo is ‘disgusted’ with Trump’s monuments decision

ATLANTA — "Avengers" star Mark Ruffalo said he is disgusted with President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly...
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BOULDER, Colo. — An anti-fracking activist ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado public building has pleaded not...

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