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Opponents and supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline are intensifying their PR campaigns as the White House decision on the project inches closer.
When President Obama nominated  Ernest Moniz to be energy secretary earlier this month, he hailed the nuclear physicist as a “brilliant scientist” who, among his many talents, had effectively brought together “prominent thinkers and energy companies” in the continuing effort to figure out a safe and economically sound energy future for the country.
11 October 2012 Last updated at 13:34 ET
As the US wind energy industry hit a new milestone recently by reaching 50GW of power production, the industry trade group warns that 'the best of times' could become the 'worst of times' if a looming deadline to extend federal subsidies for clean energy investment is not met.
Exelon operates three nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania as well as coal, natural gas and renewable energy plants. But the drop in natural gas prices has prompted the company to alter course and lobby against alternative fuels.
For those of you keeping track, in April the NRC received 27 reports over the course of 30 days for the site of Platform 23051 in the Gulf of Mexico off the Mississippi Delta. This is the site where Taylor Energy had 26 wells destroyed by Hurricane Ivan back in 2004. According to the NRC and our SkyTruth Alerts site for the month of April, Taylor reported 105.74 gallons total were coming from these leaking wells.
WASHINGTON - May 15 - More than 1 million people called on President Barack Obama today to save the Arctic from oil drilling.
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Progressive Senators Introduce Bill That Would Force Regulator To Start Limiting Oil Speculation Within Two WeeksProgressive Senators Introduce Bill That Would Force Regulator To Start Limiting Oil Speculation Within Two Weeks | Sen.
By Lily Benitez De Luna With gas prices reaching an average of $4 a gallon, Senators are calling for Congress to act and pass legislation that would require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to use its emergency powers to cease excessive oil speculation within 14 days.
A handful of liberal senators unveiled legislation Wednesday that would force federal regulators to curb “excessive” market speculation that they say is responsible for soaring gas prices.
SEATTLE — Amid the tangle of towering steel, heavy cranes and overcast skies of Seattle's busy commercial shipyards, Shell Oil's massive Kulluk drilling rig is preparing to push off for the Arctic Ocean.
Democratic congressmen are making it clear they are just as disappointed with President Barack Obama’s lack of action to halt gasoline price increases as Republicans are.
Bruce Babbitt was interior secretary during the Clinton administration. In the summer of 1998 I went to Prudhoe Bay, a major oil field on the North Slope of Alaska, prepared to listen carefully to oil companies eager to expand into the wilderness regions of the western Arctic. My priority was protection for Teshekpuk Lake , a large, aquamarine body of water at the center of globally important wetlands that draw nesting and breeding birds migrating from as far south as Chile and Argentina.
Bernie Sanders And Climate Activists Blow The Whistle On Congressional Oil Corruption | At a rally in front of the U.S.