Ford Motor Co. (F)’s Focus electric car, going on sale in the first half of 2012, was certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to offer the equivalent of 105 miles (169 kilometers) per gallon of gasoline, the automaker said today. More »
Two Republican senators including Texas Sen. John Cornyn urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to add exemptions to proposed disclosure requirements for oil, gas and mining companies’ payments to host nations, saying the rules would harm U.S. industry. More »
Natural gas producer Southwestern Energy is investing $2.3 million in an effort to raise public support for compressed natural gas transportation, including giving away 21 CNG trucks to employees. More »
Large retail power companies would have to roughly double how much low-carbon power, such as solar, they sell by 2035 under legislation unveiled today by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., Senate energy committee chairman. More »
TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s proposed $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline should be built using an alternate route around the environmentally sensitive Sand Hills of Nebraska, former President Bill Clinton said. More »
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