RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — From the shale underlying Western Pennsylvania to the deep-sea oil off the coast of Brazil, emerging energy sources have policymakers and entrepreneurs from both hemispheres talking business.
A prosecutor filed an appeal against a Brazilian judge's ruling to dismiss criminal charges for Transocean and individuals related with a 2011 oil spill off the coast of Brazil, The Wall Street Journal reports.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian government says it's undertaking a four-year, $33 million study of its vast Amazon rainforest to compile a detailed inventory of the plants, animals and people that live there.
Mauricio Tolmasquim, an official of Brazil's energy planning agency EPE said reports of possible energy rationing are not accurate and there is no risk of such a move, despite low levels in reservoirs that power hydroelectric plants, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Liberal watchdog group Checks and Balances Project said the State Department inspector general is investigating potential conflicts of interests in the department's environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline, The Hill reports.