Why California is environmentalists' Trump card.

With Scott Pruitt, a close ally of the oil and gas industry, now confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalists are bracing...

EPA to pull back on fuel-efficiency standards for cars, trucks in future model years.

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Appeals court rules for oil firms, against levee authority in Louisiana wetlands damage suit.

A federal appeals court refused Friday (March 3) to revive the east bank levee authority's controversial lawsuit charging oil and gas companies with threatening hurricane levees...

Public lands in private hands?

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White House: Keystone exempt from 'Buy American' requirements.

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European climate action faces crucial moment.

One of the original weapons in the fight against warming is facing obsolescence in Europe, which is wrangling with many of the same forces...

Challenges remain for bringing Wisconsin biogas to the market.

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As wind grows, so does its opposition.

Lawmakers in Oklahoma and other states are proposing new taxes and reduced subsidies on wind power, in part to help hurting budgets. Seen here...

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