posted on November 27, 2013 at 4:28 PM
A Carnegie Institution for Science study shows EPA may have underestimated methane gas levels by 50 percent.
posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Throughout central California, a water war is quietly being fought underground. Farmers, residents and urban water districts have seen their wells go dry because the water table has fallen so low. Those who can afford it have been drilling deeper...
posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:06 AM
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Big energy companies have been trying for five years to tap the riches of the Marcellus Shale in southern New York, promising thousands of new jobs, economic salvation for a depressed region, and a cheap, abundant,...
posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:06 PM
ENTON, Ill. (AP) - A federal judge has cleared the way for possible timber cutting and natural resources exploration in a southern Illinois national forest.
The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert...
posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:36 PM
The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
posted on December 16, 2011 at 4:14 PM
Colorado will require energy companies to disclose the concentrations of all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing and also ask drillers to make public some information about ingredients considered trade secrets.
posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:06 PM
Five of America’s top Republican presidential candidates sat down in Iowa this week to discuss their visions for revitalizing a key American business sector.
posted on August 12, 2011 at 5:05 PM
A U.S. Department of Energy panel wants energy companies to reveal all the chemicals they use in a drilling technique that has allowed them to reach huge and previously inaccessible deposits of natural gas and paved the way for tens of thousands...
posted on April 30, 2010 at 9:04 AM
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla (AP) -- In the conservative Florida Pandhandle, where Sarah Palin's battle cry "Drill, Baby, Drill" is still visible on car bumpers, some are reconsidering their support of offshore drilling as a growing spill in the Gulf of...
posted on March 31, 2010 at 3:03 PM
The U.S manufacturing sector expanded in March at its strongest pace in 5 1/2 years.
posted on September 19, 2008 at 8:09 PM
Jittery investors may be reaching for the antacids this weekend, after enduring one of the most tumultuous weeks on Wall Street since the Great Depression.
posted on September 12, 2008 at 8:09 PM
Since retail sales account for about two-thirds of all domestic economic activity, analysts monitor consumer behavior closely.