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Stories with subject: Energy policy
  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

  • US Energy Secretary Moniz to visit Rhode Island 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:09 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (mo-NEEZ') is coming to Rhode Island as part of the Obama administration's reassessment of the nation's energy strategy.

  • Kansas wind energy faces obstacles despite gains 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:22 pm
  • LAWRENCE, Kansas - Despite recent gains in wind energy production in Kansas, experts worry that trouble could be looming for the industry.

  • Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:29 am
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see."

  • Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.

  • NM officials gather for energy policy forum 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:04 am
  • SOCORRO, New Mexico - New Mexico's energy policy will be the focus of a daylong forum in Socorro.

  • Kansas House rejects Senate plan for energy rules 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:07 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A measure to repeal the state's 2009 renewable energy standards for power generation was rejected Wednesday in the Kansas House despite critics who argued the requirements drive up utility bills and unfairly push one industry over another.

  • Study: $6 billion spent on Oklahoma wind energy 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:51 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Developers have invested more than $6 billion in wind farm construction in Oklahoma and the state now ranks sixth in the nation in the amount of wind energy generated for consumers, according to a new study released Wednesday that was commissioned by The Wind Coalition.

  • Maine Senate kills energy bill backed by governor 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 12:07 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Senate has rejected a bill backed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage that supporters say will reduce consumers' energy costs.

  • Report: Pennsylvania drilling taxes among lowest 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:41 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania's taxes on the natural gas drilling boom are among the lowest in the nation, according to a new report from a nonpartisan office of the state Legislature.

  • Kansas committee votes against renewable standards 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:34 am
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas Senate committee has voted to repeal the state's renewable energy standards, which require major utilities to have some energy capacity from a renewable resource.