- US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline Updated: Apr-18-14 3:51 pm
- Illinois' mining-oversight official fired Updated: Apr-18-14 3:41 pm
- Federal lawsuit over western Md. wind farm ends Updated: Apr-18-14 3:04 pm
- Largest US solar farm on Superfund site now online Updated: Apr-18-14 1:22 pm
- Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling Updated: Apr-18-14 11:19 am
- Ludlow massacre spurred New Deal labor reforms Updated: Apr-18-14 9:28 am
- Vermont Yankee nuke seeks to end emergency zone Updated: Apr-18-14 5:06 am
- House Finance tackles gas line amendment Updated: Apr-18-14 4:34 am
- 64 businesses using NY clean energy training funds Updated: Apr-18-14 3:04 am
- NorthWestern says changes would nix $900M dam deal Updated: Apr-17-14 10:04 pm
- Woman, teenager found dead in Lake Erie; 2 missing Updated: Apr-17-14 9:40 pm
- Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy Updated: Apr-17-14 5:08 pm
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
- Pickens teaming up with family-run Wyoming firm Updated: Apr-17-14 11:16 am
- State recommends SW Florida oil drilling approval Updated: Apr-17-14 10:01 am
- AP Photos: A close-up look at fracking Updated: Apr-17-14 9:45 am
- Germany: Somali gets 12 years for tanker hijacking Updated: Apr-17-14 9:43 am
- Spokane taking over waste-to-energy plant Updated: Apr-17-14 8:37 am
- Pine Ridge man honored for solar energy projects Updated: Apr-17-14 7:49 am
- Gov handles range of questions in online town hall Updated: Apr-17-14 12:43 am
- Shell holds meeting on Pennsylvania plant proposal Updated: Apr-16-14 6:26 pm
- Environmental groups slam Pa. smog proposal as lax Updated: Apr-16-14 6:22 pm
- Fermi 2 nuclear plant shuts for fix to transformer Updated: Apr-16-14 4:11 pm
- Officials gather in ND to discuss new EPA rules Updated: Apr-16-14 4:06 pm
- Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.
ST. LOUIS - A top administrator with the Illinois state agency that regulates coal mining and other energy interests has been fired, becoming the latest official to depart in the last two months.
CUMBERLAND, Maryland - A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended.
INDIANAPOLIS - The nation's largest solar farm built atop a federal Superfund site is now generating power on a tract of land in Indianapolis tainted by a long-shuttered plant's wood-treating operations.
PITTSBURGH - A small portion of Pennsylvania state forest land has been impacted by shale gas drilling, but many questions remain about how to manage the politically sensitive issue that is opposed by many residents, according to a new report.
DENVER - A century ago this Sunday, 11 children and two women died in a fire that followed a shootout between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at a tent camp in southern Colorado.
VERNON, Vermont - The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding the reactor after it ceases operation later this year.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Finance Committee is nearing the end of its work on a bill aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project.
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a state program designed to boost New York's green energy industry has helped 64 businesses.
BILLINGS, Montana - NorthWestern Energy would have to walk away from a $900 million deal to buy 11 hydroelectric dams in Montana if forced to make changes recommended by the state Consumer Counsel, an executive for the South Dakota-based utility said Thursday.
TOLEDO, Ohio - The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives.
PARIS - Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.
Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014
CASPER, Wyoming - T. Boone Pickens is teaming up with a family-run Wyoming business hoping to become the largest maker of natural gas engines for drilling rigs.
NAPLES, Florida - The state's Department of Environmental Protection has told a judge that it will not rescind a permit for a Texas company that wants to drill an exploratory oil well in southwest Florida.
MEAD, Colorado - Workers bustle at an oil and gas drilling site near Mead, Colorado, a town of about 3,800 people north of Denver.
BERLIN - A German court has sentenced a Somali man to 12 years in prison for helping lead a group of pirates who seized a German-operated oil tanker in 2010.
SPOKANE, Washington - Spokane is taking over operation of the city incinerator that burns waste to generate electricity.
PIERRE, South Dakota - The man behind a renewable energy company on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will be one of ten White House honorees this week.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Sean Parnell said repealing the state's oil tax system would "kill" oil production.
ALIQUIPPA, Pennsylvania - A plan to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania is making progress, Shell Oil Co. officials said Wednesday - but there's still no guarantee the multi-billion dollar project will actually be constructed.
Environmental groups say Pennsylvania's federally mandated plan to reduce smog would allow coal-fired power plants to emit more pollution than they do now.
FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - DTE Energy Co. says it's shut down the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant to replace one of the two main transformers.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Wednesday signaled a potential legal challenge to proposed federal rules aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants and oil refineries.
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.