Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is taking Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on a tour of oil and gas infrastructure in her home state of Louisiana, with visits on Tuesday to a port supplying offshore platforms and another facility that builds them.
In many industries, federal tax policies and regulations provide large incentives for increased production. In the case of wind power, however, tax policy merely creates dependence. As the debate of the production tax credit, or PTC, for wind power continues on the Hill, many groups have ramped up lobbying activities and arm-twisting both in the […]
Depending on how the Environmental Protection Agency writes the new rules on power plant emissions, states such as Texas and California that have embraced renewable power or boosted their gas use may not have far to go to meet the mandates.
The increasing numbers of trains, each carrying tens of thousands of barrels of potentially volatile crude from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota, have raised concerns around the country after nine accidents in the past year.
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