The controversy surrounding exports of U.S. natural gas hasn’t disappeared, but recent congressional votes suggest the tide may be turning on the issue, as the Energy Department authorizes more companies to sell the fossil fuel overseas. More »
Arizona-based Republic Services, a solid waste and recycling titan, is adding 49 state-of-the-art compressed natural gas trucks to its Houston fleet, as it phases out its older diesel-powered trucks, the company announced Thursday. More »
In October, three new wind energy projects and a smart grid expansion have already beaten out the state’s clean energy developments in the third quarter, according to a recent report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, an environmental advocacy group. More »
Environmentalists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline are expanding their fight against imports of Canadian heavy crude oil by trying to block rail projects that offer another way for it to enter the U.S. More »
A shale boom in the U.S. that’s led to lower natural gas prices and higher energy efficiency will act as a bridge to cleaner burning fuels, Carol Browner, a former Environmental Protection Agency head, said today. More »
Fossil fuel subsidies paid by industrial nations are more than five times the climate aid provided to poorer nations that need funds to reduce emissions and adapt to global warming, a study showed. More »
The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation to thwart federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing in what was the first major congressional vote on the process that is credited with unlocking new oil and gas supplies nationwide. More »
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