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  • EPA begins regulating the use of diesel in fracking

    EPA begins regulating the use of diesel in fracking
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has moved to exert more control over the injection of diesel deep underground to extract oil and natural gas, its first foray into addressing the potential contamination of water from the controversial...
  • U.S. pledges $1 billion in aid to Ukraine

    U.S. pledges $1 billion in aid to Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the fledgling Ukraine government, and the Obama administration announced with his arrival a $1-billion energy subsidy package. The fast-moving developments...
  • A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska

    A gusher of oil money to save an oil tax cut in Alaska
    From the Anchorage Daily News comes the latest accounting of how much the oil industry is spending to save a tax cut it received last year from the generous state government.   As of Feb. 5, the total is $3.5 million, with the lead campaign donors being...
  • Arsenic levels in Dan River exceeded safe standards, N.C. says

    Arsenic levels in Dan River exceeded safe standards, N.C. says
    DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina environmental regulators acknowledged Sunday that they had erroneously reported results of early toxic tests in the Dan River after a huge coal ash spill, specifically, that arsenic was within safe levels. The North...
  • Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction

    Talk of financial aid for Ukraine gains traction
    WASHINGTON — Russia's military action in Crimea has strengthened support for economic aid to beleaguered Ukraine, yet the multibillion-dollar package under discussion in world capitals still must navigate a treacherous course. With Russian...
  • Occidental Petroleum's profits rise as Exxon Mobil's and Shell's fall

    Occidental Petroleum's profits rise as Exxon Mobil's and Shell's fall
    Occidental Petroleum reported higher profits in the fourth quarter as the oil and gas producer seeks to revamp its business after a boardroom shakeup last year. The Los Angeles company reported profits of $1.6 billion, or $2.04 a share, in the quarter...
  • Chevron profit falls 32% in 4th quarter on lower production, prices

    Chevron Corp.'s profit fell 32% in the fourth quarter on lower oil and gas production and lower prices for refined fuels relative to the cost of crude. The nation's second-biggest oil company Friday reported net income of $4.93 billion on revenue of...
  • Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit

    Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit
    Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the Seal Beach company that builds and operates natural-gas filling stations for some of the nation's biggest bus and truck fleets, is banking on corporate customers to buy more clean-energy vehicles this year. Executives...
  • Free the Keystone XL pipeline, Mr. President

     Free the Keystone XL pipeline, Mr. President
    Welcome to the "year of action." In last week's State of the Union address, the president vowed to do whatever he has to to help the economy, even if that means working around Congress: "What I offer tonight is a set of concrete, practical proposals to...
  • Duke Energy receives 5 more citations weeks after coal ash spill

    Duke Energy receives 5 more citations weeks after coal ash spill
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — After weeks of downplaying a massive coal ash spill, North Carolina regulators issued violation notices Monday to five more Duke Energy power plants, in addition to two citations late last week at the site that polluted the...
  • USDA launches fund to help drought-stricken California farmers

    USDA launches fund to help drought-stricken California farmers
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make $20 million available to California farmers to boost water conservation efforts amid one of the worst droughts in state history. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the program was the first of more to...