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  • US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

    A plunge in energy-related drilling and sluggish manufacturing sent U.S. industrial output down for a fifth straight month in April. Overall industrial production slid 0.3 percent in April after a drop of the same size in March, the Federal Reserve...
  • Natural gas set to play major role in Michigan's energy mix

    With at least nine coal plants in the state slated to shut down in the next 10 years, natural gas is the likely replacement as the primary source for generating energy in Michigan, experts say. But they are not predicting a boom in natural gas production...
  • Canada plans to cut emissions by 30 percent by 2030

    Canada announced Friday it plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government...
  • Tom Steyer eyes new oil tax and gas-price transparency

    Tom Steyer eyes new oil tax and gas-price transparency
    Wealthy Bay Area environmentalist Tom Steyer, who for weeks has been lambasting oil companies about gasoline prices, said Friday he was exploring another potential cudgel against the industry: ballot measures to tax oil extraction and require more...
  • California agency misses deadline on reporting oil-industry water use

    California agency misses deadline on reporting oil-industry water use
    The state's oil and gas agency has missed the deadline for reporting on the use of water by oil producers in California, saying that the large volume of information required could not be processed in time. The California Department of Conservation...
  • Colorado takes steps to protect greater sage grouse

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday ordered state agencies to take steps to protect the shrinking population of greater sage grouse in hopes of avoiding a listing under the federal Endangered Species Act, which would trigger tougher conservation...
  • Feds hear Glastonbury pipeline concerns

    Feds hear Glastonbury pipeline concerns
    Representatives of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission heard comments from the public in Glastonbury regarding the environmental impact of the proposed Atlantic Bridge project – an expansion of portions of an existing natural gas pipeline...
  • McDonald's falling short on energy efficiency

    McDonald's falling short on energy efficiency
    McDonald's has another reason to work on bringing people back to its restaurants: energy efficiency. The restaurant giant released its sustainability update Thursday. The report highlights some of the progress it has made, such as serving more fruit,...
  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 6 to 888

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by six this week to 888. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday that 660 rigs were seeking oil and 223 explored for natural gas....
  • McAuliffe taps Feinman to lead revised Va tobacco commission

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe appointed a new executive director on Friday for the recently created Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, which changes the way the state doles out its money from the national tobacco settlement. McAuliffe tapped...
  • Kayakers protest as Arctic drill rig moors off Seattle

    As a massive oil drill rig moved into Seattle, about two dozen activists in kayaks paddled to the middle of Elliott Bay, linked boats and unfurled a banner to make a stand against Royal Dutch Shell's plan to open a new frontier of fossil fuel...