North Dakota oil production jumps slightly in August

October 13, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's oil production rose slightly in August and remained above 1 million barrels per day for the seventh consecutive month. more »»

Bloomberg donates $64 million to fight Trump's coal agenda

October 13, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $64 million to a Sierra Club program seeking to phase out coal-fired power plants and reduce planet-warming carbon... more »»

West Virginia monthly tax receipts up again from last year

October 13, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia tax officials say collections of nearly $949 million so far this fiscal year are 3.7 percent or almost $34 million higher than the same period last year. more »»

Supreme Court won't take up case of ex-Massey Energy CEO

October 11, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the conviction of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine... more »»

Drilling services company opening West Virginia office

October 11, 2017 WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker says an energy services company plans to bring more than 160 jobs to north central West Virginia as part of a new field office in an industrial park. more »»

Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan

October 10, 2017 By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ADAM BEAM, Associated Press HAZARD, Ky. more »»

Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining

October 10, 2017 By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. more »»

EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

October 9, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease... more »»

2 more Ohio natural gas plants approved for construction

October 8, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have OK'd the construction of two new natural gas power plants in Ohio. more »»

US rig count declines by 4 this week to 936

October 8, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by four this week to 936. That's up from the 524 rigs that were active a year ago. more »»

Montana coal mine appeals ruling that could trigger layoffs

October 8, 2017 By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mon. more »»

Truck spills oilfield wastewater in Williston

October 8, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Health Department says a truck spilled more than 4,600 gallons of oilfield wastewater in Williston. more »»

Feds remove protections for 10M acres of sage grouse habitat

October 7, 2017 By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department said Thursday it is withdrawing protections for 10 million acres of federal lands used by the threatened sage grouse to... more »»

Mississippi regulators won't take utility path to rate vote

October 5, 2017 By JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Facing political pressure to give a utility what it wanted, the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday balked. more »»

Energy, environment key issues in Virginia governor's race

October 5, 2017 By ALAN SUDERMAN RICHMOND, Va. more »»

Renewable energy fans flex lobbying muscles in Massachusetts

October 5, 2017 By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Renewable energy advocates are increasingly spending more on lobbying to capture the ears of Massachusetts lawmakers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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