| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:59 PM
NEW YORK, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Colorado announced proposed
rules on Monday designed to reduce emissions during oil and gas
operations in an agreement with drillers that addresses one key
environmental concern surrounding the U.S. oil and gas boom.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
By Rory Carroll
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - California's environmental
regulator can sell carbon emission permits at quarterly auctions
as part of the state's cap-and-trade program, a state court said
on Thursday, in a setback to businesses that...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:01 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration's ability to impose environmental regulations to limit greenhouse gases from stationary sources such as power plants, factories and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:34 AM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a utility industry challenge to the Obama administration’s environmental regulations that would limit greenhouse gases coming from power plants and factories.
The justices agreed to rule on...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:55 PM
SACRAMENTO — California drivers have suffered through dozens of unexpected gasoline-price spikes over the last decade, and just about every incident has spurred allegations of market manipulation and politicians' demands for investigations.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Environmental groups have been attacking crop insurance premiums and other farm bill subsidies, suggesting that it's time to get large, wealthy farmers off the government dole.
The Environmental Working Group offered a good example of the growing...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:37 AM
It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:42 PM
A federal appeals court affirmed California's right to impose low carbon fuel standards aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, rejecting an industry argument that the regulations penalized out-of-state fuel producers.
A three-judge panel of the U....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The U.S. Air Force will consider leasing land on Vandenberg Air Force Base for private companies to extract offshore oil and gas from the central California coast, officials said Wednesday.
The proposal would allow oil companies to use onshore equipment...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If there's one thing nearly everybody in the Chesapeake Bay region can agree upon, it's that summer isn't summer without blue crabs. Unfortunately, this regional staple has experienced its share of problems over the past few years, impacting supply,...
| Jun 16, 2013
Gov. Martin O'Malley has interceded with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of Carnival Cruise Lines after the company threatened to pull its business from Baltimore over a pending air-quality regulation that would require large, ocean-...