EASTPOINT, Fla. (AP) — Florida's oyster industry appears near collapse and needs help to survive, including getting more fresh water into Apalachicola Bay from Georgia, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday in pledging to try to help.
With a deadline approaching, the Obama administration is being pressed by environmental groups to appeal a court rejection of its Cross State Air Pollution Rule.
Frank O'Donnell, president of Clean Air Watch, said an appeal by the Environmental Protection Agency for a re-hearing of the case by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia appears likely.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed $10 billion oil refinery in southeastern South Dakota on Wednesday asked the state Supreme Court to strike down a state permit that would allow a Texas company to begin construction.
The first head-to-head debate Wednesday between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offers possibly the best chance for a discussion of the nation's energy future, but don't expect either candidate to stray far from their platforms.
The debate in Denver is to center on the economy, and will be held in a state that is home to the dual energy revolutions of shale gas and wind.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Puerto Rico's largest dairy company has agreed to pay a fine and make upgrades at two processing plants that released poisonous gas in populated areas.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Greek shipping company has agreed to pay the New Zealand government up to $31.5 million toward the cleanup costs of a cargo ship's grounding on a reef near popular swimming and surfing beaches last year. But taxpayers will still be footing some of the bill.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., pledged to push a vote to complete the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility in Nevada if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., moves to limit filibusters, Roll Call reports.