The Obama administration overstated the greenhouse-gas emissions from unconventional natural-gas production, the American Petroleum Institute and the America’s Natural Gas Alliance said today in a study. More »
It’s reasonable for investors to be skeptical about audits of public corporations by accountants the companies themselves hire, but rules developing now can make such audits more reliable, a top accounting regulator says. More »
Just days ahead of what was is still likely to be a contentious shareholder meeting, Chesapeake Energy caved to pressure from two of its biggest shareholders and agreed to replace its four independent directors. More »
Concern about carbon emissions increased last year among U.S. utility executives, who also expressed apprehension that customers won’t tolerate higher rates for power generated from renewable sources, according to a report. More »
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has revived charges about the failed solar company Solyndra as he assails President Barack Obama’ green energy policy. But he didn’t get the story completely straight when he accused the administration of favoring “cronies.” More »
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