No longer content to be passive observers of the debate, some of the largest oil companies in the U.S. have begun mounting their own, more forceful defense against criticism of the boom in natural gas development. More »
The Obama administration is formally wrapping up its nearly two-year overhaul of the way the government oversees offshore drilling Saturday, but Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the feds need more money and staff to boost inspections and step up reviews of coastal energy projects. More »
The state is moving to protect its largest park from natural gas drilling by trying to clean up – and in some cases, extinguish – a legal tangle of private drilling rights, some dating back more than a century. More »
A rule requiring automakers to double many vehicles’ fuel economy by 2025 was written “in secret, outside the scope of law” and could be dangerous, Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday. He plans a congressional investigation. More »
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