Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.
While there’s been a litany of boom town narratives in the story of the modern U.S. energy renaissance, Quintana may be the only community that could shrink — or even vanish, some holdout homeowners fear — in response to the country’s surge in energy production.
BP and attorneys for BP shareholders argued in federal court Monday about whether more than 100 investors should be granted a class certification to pursue a securities lawsuit against the London oil company.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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