Tag: Energy and the environment

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — Federal regulators are investigating the weekend death of a worker on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
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YUKON, Okla. — A spokesman for the Environmental Protection Agency says cleanup is underway in suburban Oklahoma City where about 2,000 barrels of oil...
New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects

GLENVILLE, Minn. — Wind turbines have become as commonplace in parts of the rural Midwest as tree-sheltered farmhouses, gray-metal grain bins and deeply furrowed...
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BOISE, Idaho — The invasive quagga and zebra mussels have a $100,000 bounty on their "heads." ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state says it's extending the application date for Ohio owners of trucks and buses to apply for grants to convert...
APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global...
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OMAHA, Neb. — A planned community solar project could allow for Omaha Public Power District customers to mostly power their homes and businesses with...
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BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho utility is challenging a decision by federal regulators rejecting its request to negate an Oregon law requiring fish passage...
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SEATTLE — Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy. ...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Scores of environmentalists gathered Thursday night in Annapolis to protest a "Potomac Pipeline," citing inaction on the part of the state...

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