| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The federal damage assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill should take into account the broader economic and social impacts of the 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON – Power plants across the country are at increased risk of temporary shutdown and reduced power generation as temperatures and sea levels continue to rise and water becomes less available, the Energy Department said Thursday.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The fiercely debated Keystone XL pipeline could raise gasoline prices in the Midwest by as much as 40 cents a gallon, according to a new report by Consumer Watchdog.
That’s because the pipeline would allow oil companies in Canada to export crude...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:35 PM
MEXICO CITY — Mexicans are shocked — shocked! — to learn that their American neighbors have been spying on them. What’s more, the Americans have been helping the Mexican government become better at spying!
Mexico is the latest...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is "flouting the law" by not conducting a licensing review of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
The ruling was a victory of sorts for those who want the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:16 PM
MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto unveiled a historic energy reform proposal Monday that he said would allow foreign companies to invest in Mexico’s state-owned behemoth of an oil company without ceding state ownership of the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:32 AM
LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:39 AM
CAIRO -- Israeli officials were silent Saturday about growing reports that it was responsible for an airstrike July 5 that rocked the Syrian port city of Latakia.
If true, it would mark Israel’s fourth attack against Syrian weapons caches this...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
SACRAMENTO -- As a showdown nears on legislation that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in California, one prominent activist is criticizing four aides to Assembly Speaker John Perez (D-Los Angeles) for their holdings in energy company...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly plunged in June to its lowest level since late 2009 as exports jumped to a record high, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
A decrease in imports, particularly crude oil, also helped the deficit drop...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:50 AM
MEXICO CITY -- President Enrique Peña Nieto is planning to unveil landmark energy-reform legislation as early as Wednesday, a package of measures aimed at inviting private investment into Mexico’s giant state oil monopoly that is already provoking...