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White House Says 16 Cities Leading U.S. on Climate

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM

The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change. Full Story

Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

The world's biggest farm equipment supplier says its annual net income will drop about 40 percent and revenue from agricultural and turf equipment will fall further than it did in fiscal 2014. Full Story

Low Oil Prices Send Chills through Oil Patch

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Lower oil prices, while good for the broader U.S. economy, are a threat to what has been a surprising and dramatic surge in oil production in the U.S., and to drilling communities that have come to depend on oil money. Full Story

High court to review EPA mercury limits

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Full Story

White House Veto Threat Shelves Possible Tax Plan

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:18 PM

A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored... Full Story

Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:18 PM

A judge in southwestern Illinois has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state's new rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling, ruling that the plaintiffs failed to show they would suffer immediate harm if the practice commonly... Full Story

Controversial central Missouri hog farm approved

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Opponents of a proposed large hog-breeding operation are considering their next step after the state approved an operating permit. Full Story

Research says regulations helping small hog farms

posted on November 26, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Researchers say environmental regulations have slowed the growth of large hog farms and helped some smaller ones survive. Full Story

EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:30 AM

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply. Full Story

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Gov. Mark Dayton says more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota. Full Story

3 groups get rural community funding

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities. Full Story

Report: Bird needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM

A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects. Full Story

Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Over the objection of environmental groups and Virginia's governor, a federal management plan released Tuesday will allow a form of natural gas drilling known as fracking to occur in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast. Full Story

Farmers turn to barges to deliver goods

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Congested rail ways have more corn and soybean farmers in Minnesota turning to the Mississippi River and its navigation system to move their goods. Full Story

Early tests don't find tainted water from oil boom

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Random testing of shallow groundwater in the Northern Plains oil patch found no evidence of contamination from an energy boom that's already seen more than 8,500 wells drilled, federal scientists said Monday. Full Story
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