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  • Ted Cruz's control of Senate science panel triggers anxiety among some

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz has a new role in the Republican-controlled Senate, and it's not about being obstructionist.
  • Reducing methane is a wise short-term win

    Reducing methane is a wise short-term win
    For too long, carbon dioxide has dominated the discussion of greenhouse gases; for the most part, it has been the discussion. That gas, emitted by the burning of fossil fuels, is, after all, the biggie in terms of volume. But this single-minded approach...

    Obama administration sets new limits for methane emissions

    The Obama administration set a goal Wednesday of cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by nearly half in the next 10 years with a proposal targeting new wells. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it will propose rules this...

    FBI asks questions about environmental bill by Sen. Kevin De Leon

    FBI asks questions about environmental bill by Sen. Kevin De Leon
    FBI agents are asking questions about an environmental bill carried by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) in 2013 after The Times reported on controversy surrounding the measure, a source familiar with the inquiry said Tuesday. The...

    Regulators, not governor, have authority to OK gas leases on state lands, Pennsylvania court says

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld the state Legislature's right to use the royalties from oil and gas production on state forest lands for general state budget purposes, but it found that the state's conservation...