President Barack Obama’s pledge to combat climate change — as his administration weighs a verdict on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline — has some analysts buzzing about a possible horse trade. But folks on both sides of the debate over Keystone XL aren’t interested. More »
President Obama went on the road Thursday to defend himself against a tide of Republican and industry accusation that he is causing gas prices to go up, accusing them of “licking their chops” and playing politics with bad news. More »
A top Republican is mounting a push to strike down the Environmental Protection Agency’s new mercury and air-toxics standards for power plants. More »
A New Jersey ban on hydraulic fracturing could spur opponents of the drilling technique to seek restrictions in additional states, according to an industry group seeking to block the law.
Some drilling foes cheered the administration’s decision not to expand offshore activity, but others aren’t satisfied because Arctic drilling is still on the table. (Photo: AP/John McConnico) More »