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.
posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:52 PM
Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.
posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:26 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's top court handed a victory to opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas Monday by affirming the right of municipalities to ban the practice within their borders.
The state Court of Appeals affirmed a...
posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:50 PM
Kansas health officials on Monday were at the site of natural gas pipeline eruption in eastern Kansas, where crops and trees have withered since a dark, oily plume burst from the line while crews were trying to perform maintenance.
posted on May 2, 2014 at 6:27 PM
The Associated Press surveyed private, corporate and academic economists on a range of issues. Of the 30 economists participating, nearly 90 percent responded that more U.S. exports of oil and natural gas would benefit the economy.
posted on May 2, 2014 at 3:53 PM
A key barometer of the rural economy soars to its highest level in three years. Economists say increased U.S. oil and natural gas exports would help the economy. Lethal tornadoes batter the south, while persistent rains delay planting in the Corn...
posted on February 3, 2014 at 8:43 AM
The final push before the comment period on cuts to RFS ethanol mandates closed Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Bob Dinneen joined Iowa Governor Terry Brandstad and IRFA Executive Director Monte Shaw for the 8th annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit. T....
posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Drilling and fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of the greenhouse gas methane into the air, as has been feared, a new study says.
posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:44 PM
In the past few years, more than 50 New York municipalities have banned gas drilling, and more than 100 have enacted moratoriums on drilling activities.
posted on February 15, 2013 at 4:32 PM
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union speech this week, calling for action on jobs, deficits and other of his lofty goals.
posted on August 24, 2012 at 12:48 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A $1 million grant intended to promote the manufacture of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer was delayed while North Dakota officials sought more information about the project.
The state Industrial Commission on Monday...
posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:25 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Some New York farmers look across the Susquehanna River, see the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells and think of the money they're losing as heated debate keeps hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York.
posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:57 PM
The Sierra Club says it will block an energy company's plan to export liquefied natural gas from the booming Marcellus Shale formation.
posted on April 20, 2012 at 2:24 PM
The Obama administration, for the first time, is issuing standards to control air pollution from gas wells that are drilled using the method known as fracking.
posted on January 27, 2012 at 4:34 PM
President Obama delivers the State of the Union and unveils his Blueprint for America.