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State offers tax breaks to biofuels company

The state is offering a renewable fuels manufacturer a tax break to lure it to Ohio, WLWT reported. Biofuel company Greenwood Fuels is looking to set up a plant in Hamilton. The tax breaks offered would depend on the number of jobs created there. Suppo…  More »

Abbott calls EPA ‘abusive’ on air permit issue

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to crack down on Texas petrochemical firms that have failed to bring their air pollution permits into compliance with federal…  More »

Abbott calls EPA ‘abusive’ on air permit issue

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to crack down on Texas petrochemical firms that have failed to bring their air pollution permits into compliance with federal…  More »

EPA presses Halliburton for fracking details

Of nine companies recently subpoenaed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Halliburton Co. was the only one that failed to provide requested data on the composition of the chemicals used in its hydraulic fracturing…  More »

EPA presses Halliburton for fracking details

Of nine companies recently subpoenaed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Halliburton Co. was the only one that failed to provide requested data on the composition of the chemicals used in its hydraulic fracturing…  More »

Ford motors into electric vehicle race

Ford Motor Co. began shipping its battery-powered van to business customers this week. It is the auto giant’s first e-vehicle to hit the market. As the New York Times reports , the van is being tested by a handful of companies but plans are to eventual…  More »

Ford motors into electric vehicle race

Ford Motor Co. began shipping its battery-powered van to business customers this week. It is the auto giant’s first e-vehicle to hit the market. As the New York Times reports , the van is being tested by a handful of companies but plans are to eventual…  More »

Feds urge more surprise rig inspections

The agency, formerly known as the Minerals Management Service, needs to hire more inspectors to examine offshore production facilities more frequently, charges the Interior…  More »

Feds urge more surprise rig inspections

The agency, formerly known as the Minerals Management Service, needs to hire more inspectors to examine offshore production facilities more frequently, charges the Interior…  More »

Assembly bill would make PG&E offer wired meters

Legislation from California Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, would force PG&E to let customers opt out of receiving the utility’s controversial wireless SmartMeters, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The San Francisco-based utility has alrea…  More »

Assembly bill would make PG&E offer wired meters

Legislation from California Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, would force PG&E to let customers opt out of receiving the utility’s controversial wireless SmartMeters, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The San Francisco-based utility has alrea…  More »

Brown Cty. exec opposes biomass plant site

Brown County Executive Tom Hinz has joined other local officials in voicing opposition to the Ashwaubenon location for the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin’s proposed biomass plant…  More »

NextEra to replace Altamont wind turbines

NextEra Energy Resources has ended a five-year legal battle by agreeing to replace thousands of wind turbines to protect birds, Bloomberg reports. The company owns about 2,400 of the 5,400 turbines at Altamont Pass, east of Livermore. The Altamont turb…  More »

State offers tax breaks to biofuels company

The state is offering a renewable fuels manufacturer a tax break to lure it to Ohio, WLWT reported. Biofuel company Greenwood Fuels is looking to set up a plant in Hamilton. The tax breaks offered would depend on the number of jobs created there. Suppo…  More »

Abbott calls EPA ‘abusive’ on air permit issue

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to crack down on Texas petrochemical firms that have failed to bring their air pollution permits into compliance with federal…  More »