- Residents to weigh in on new Atlantic Coast Pipeline path Updated: May-05-16 6:13 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Residents in three western Virginia counties will have a chance to weigh in a proposed new path of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
- NRC says regulators used wrong info in Indian Point analysis Updated: May-04-16 7:54 pm
NEW YORK - New York's attorney general says federal safety regulators will need to conduct a new analysis into the effects of a devastating accident, should there ever be one at a nuclear power plant north of New York City.
- Permit for new New Jersey nuclear reactor gets approval Updated: Apr-28-16 6:16 pm
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK, New Jersey - Federal regulators have approved a permit that would allow possible construction of a new reactor near New Jersey's Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants.
- Application filed for high-level nuclear waste site in Texas Updated: Apr-28-16 3:39 pm
DALLAS - A Dallas-based company has submitted an application to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to construct and operate an interim storage site in West Texas for high-level nuclear waste from around the country.
- DHS licensing director demoted amid foster care criticism Updated: Apr-28-16 3:34 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The director of licensing and regulatory oversight at the Oregon Department of Human Services is stepping down amid criticism over how the agency manages foster-care providers.
- Federal regulators put brakes on Ohio energy deals Updated: Apr-27-16 11:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Two closely watched energy deals in Ohio allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rate increases on electricity customers cannot take effect until federal regulators approve them.
- Washington cemetery officials to challenge pipeline project Updated: Apr-26-16 2:00 pm
KALAMA, Washington - Officials at a Washington cemetery say they'll challenge a federal decision approving a natural gas pipeline that could encroach on the cemetery.
- Delaware power customers to pay Artificial Island bill Updated: Apr-26-16 12:07 pm
DOVER, Delaware - A federal agency has denied Delaware's request to reduce the cost of building a power line connecting the Artificial Island nuclear complex to the state.
- Analysis: Can't do taxes? Lawmakers weigh fees to fill gaps Updated: Apr-24-16 8:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Prohibitions against considering taxes in the current legislative session haven't slowed all efforts to raise revenue to patch together next year's budget.
- Long secret mine waste talks to get public participation Updated: Apr-16-16 6:52 pm
BUTTE, Montana - For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency is allowing the public to attend long-running discussions on cleanup liability involving a creek near the Butte Civic Center and the Butte Visitors Center that was polluted by mine waste.
- Company proposes nuclear waste storage in New Mexico Updated: Apr-13-16 2:09 pm
HOBBS, New Mexico - An energy equipment company has taken steps toward opening a long-term storage facility for spent nuclear fuel in southeastern New Mexico.
- Kansas agency has no full-time large-scale feedlot engineers Updated: Apr-13-16 11:27 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Millions of cattle and hogs fatten up at Kansas' more than 1,750 large-scale livestock feedlots, yet the state regulatory agency entrusted with overseeing those confined feeding operations has no full-time professional environmental engineers at the moment.
- Hickenlooper asks feds to reconsider Oregon LNG terminal Updated: Apr-12-16 3:03 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - The Colorado governor has asked the federal government to reconsider a proposal for a liquefied natural gas pipeline that would give his state access to markets on the West Coast.
- Ex-US scientist sentenced in attempted cyber-attack Updated: Apr-11-16 9:56 pm
WASHINGTON - A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for plotting a cyberattack on federal government computers.