Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has sparked controversy for his denial of climate science and his ties to fossil-fuel interests. Here's what to expect in Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
Find out why a World Bank data scientist got excited about the global charts of 2016.
A company has submitted a design for what it describes as a "modular" nuclear power plant — a radical departure from other nuclear plants. Each module would be small enough to fit on a flat-bed truck.
Nation | Energy | NW Life | Environment | NewsOPB/EarthFix | Jan. 12, 2017 10:30 a.m.
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that two proposed oil and gas terminal projects in Grays Harbor cannot go forward without further environmental review.
This year could see a wave of state tax hikes on gasoline and diesel. Oklahoma is one of about a dozen states seriously considering increases.
Union Pacific Railroad is suing Wasco County and Columbia River Gorge commissioners in an effort to push through a proposed track expansion.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit over dams in the Columbia River Basin are asking the court to order federal agencies to spill more water over the dams this spring to help threatened and endangered fish.
Nation | Energy | TechnologyNPR | Jan. 6, 2017 6:02 a.m.
Russian Malware associated with "Grizzly Steppe" was found on one laptop that was not connected to the Burlington Electric's grid.
Energy Information Administration reports the shift will probably happen by 2030, and it credits domestic natural gas production. The agency says it's watching variables such as new technology.