Oregon's city and county leaders are scrambling to understand how electricity supplies will be affected by power-hogging indoor marijuana growers after recreational pot becomes legal in the state.
Transportation | News | Energy | PoliticsAP | Feb. 27, 2015 7:23 a.m.
President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.
The Energy Department estimates it will cost $110 billion to finish environmental cleanup work at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
The debate over Keystone XL is nothing compared to the battle over the nation's first commercial oil pipeline. It transformed how energy was transported forever — but not without sabotage and threats.
Environment | Elections | Nation | Energy | BusinessNPR | Feb. 24, 2015 1:40 p.m.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the GOP-controlled Congress had sent the bill to the White House this morning. Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to override the threatened veto.
Transportation | News | EnergyAP | Feb. 23, 2015 7:51 a.m.
The seaports of the West Coast went from lagging to bustling over the weekend, a process that is expected to accelerate Monday in the wake of a tentative agreement between employers and dockworkers.
Environment | Transportation | News | EnergyAP | Feb. 23, 2015 7:44 a.m.
The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densely populated part of the U.S.
Environment | Science | Nation | EnergyNPR | Feb. 20, 2015 12:20 p.m.
Studying techniques for engineering our way out of climate change would be helpful — and not the same as actually trying them, says a panel convened by the National Research Council.