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June 13, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Any effort to require that 100 percent of the electric power supply in any one state or for the United States as a whole come from renewable power energy sources would lead to extremely high costs and power shortages.
June 5, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded a proposed pipeline project carrying natural gas from the shale fields of Pennsylvania connecting to utilities throughout the Northeast was in the public interest and approved its construction.
May 31, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved two new Liquefied Natural Gas export projects in April.
May 29, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Tesla reported losses of $702 million during the first quarter of 2019, breaking a streak of two straight quarters posting a profit.
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May 27, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
The Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management has offered a detailed plan to open more than a million acres of public and private land in California to oil and gas development, including through the use of fracking.
May 24, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Citing pressing transportation needs, three Midwestern governors – two Democrats and one Republican – are calling for significant gas tax hikes in their states.
May 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Setting up what is certain to be a bruising showdown with Congress over Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal recommends significant funding reductions in science programs at a slew of federal agencies.
May 14, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law sweeping oil and gas legislation which that allows imposing greater restrictions on new oil and gas exploration in the state than a proposition voters rejected in a 2018 election referendum.
May 13, 2019
By Ronald Stein
With present technology, renewable energy sources can’t replace energy from deep earth minerals and fuels. Global economies increase, not decrease, their use of fossil fuels each year.
May 9, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
The Northern Indiana Public Service Co. filed a plan with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to remove coal from its electric power mix by 2028 and replace it primarily with electricity generated by solar power.