Stories in Category "Energy"

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers sayin....
Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets

Summit highlights industry while exploring new markets

Presidential politics overshadowed the 10th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit this week, but that didn’t mean the infrastructure of the industry wasn’t d....
Domestic oil reserves highest level since 1972

Domestic oil reserves highest level since 1972

The United States has the most oil on reserves on hand since 1972 with more than 39 billion barrels in the bank. This week, the U.S. Energy Information Ad....
Renewable Energy Growing in Rural America

Renewable Energy Growing in Rural America

Beyond reduce, reuse and recycle are efforts to bring renewable power into play and chart a new way forward for energy security and a lower carbon footpri....
Biofuels Producers Remain In Limbo Over Word On EPA Cuts

Biofuels Producers Remain In Limbo Over Word On EPA Cuts

Ethanol and biodiesel producers continue to wait for a decision by EPA on potential cuts to biofuels mandates.
Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers sayin....
Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule

Coal States Oppose Updated EPA Power Plant Rule

The White House upped the ante this week on the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plan....
EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production

EPA Proposes Drastic Cuts to Biofuels Production

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed drastic cuts to the Renewable Fuels Standard
Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails

Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota.
Is a Booming Oil Industry Causing Earthquakes in Oklahoma?

Is a Booming Oil Industry Causing Earthquakes in Oklahoma?

With advancements in fracking technology, the oil and gas industry in Oklahoma helped the sooner state out of the Great Recession. But some believe those ....