| Apr 23, 2010
Florida Power & Light Co. employs three lobbyists in Tallahassee, has 22 more who were paid at least $221,000 combined in the last quarter of 2009 and donates to state political parties - more than $670,000 in the past 15 months
But critics of Florida'...
| Jun 22, 2010
The owner of the drilling rig involved in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico criticized the U.S. government's six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the area Tuesday.
On the sidelines of an oil conference in London, Transocean Ltd. president...
| Jun 22, 2010
- As a federal judge mulls whether to lift a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, the administrator of a $20 billion fund to compensate oil spill victims pledged Monday to speed payment of claims.
Judge Martin Feldman...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 1:18 AM
The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 7:44 AM
WASHINGTON -- Environmental groups plan to file suit in federal district court Friday arguing that the nation's first offshore wind energy project, approved recently by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, violates the Endangered Species Act.
The suit accuses...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 2:48 PM
The Obama administration is issuing a new moratorium on deep-water offshore drilling and it's no longer based on water depth.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement Monday, arguing that a pause is still needed to ensure that oil and gas...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 12:44 PM
SALT LAKE CITY An energy company received federal approval Thursday to open one of Utah's biggest natural gas fields by agreeing to use new technology to drill under wild areas, instead of on top of them.
The Bureau of Land Management's approval of...
| Dec 16, 2008
Obama leads after electoral votes were cast in state Capitols yesterday, and his election as President will become official when the votes are tallied in Congress on Jan. 6. Caroline Kennedy has thrown down for the Senate seat, and......
| Feb 9, 2010
A wave of evaluations finds Obama relying only on a quartet of advisers using Chicago-style politics....
| Feb 9, 2010
by Mark Silva and updated at 9:35 am EST The first lady has embarked on a cause, as anyone near a television set today will see: Michelle Obama will appear on Good Morning America and a run of other shows......
| Feb 10, 2010
by Mark Silva and James Oliphant The answers may be blowing in the wind, but the snow certainly was -- though this couldn't stop Bob Dylan, Morgan Freeman and a cast of all-stars from acknowledging the struggles of the Civil......