White House climate adviser Heather Zichal said President Obama would take "meaningful" action on climate change soon, The Hill reports.
The Energy Information Administration said the U.S. exported a record 13.6 million short tons of coal in March, FuelFix reports.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission proposed charging the Tennessee Valley Authority a $70,000 fine for quality violations at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, The Associated Press reports.
A number of environmental and health groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency to force a review of the agency's smog pollution standards, The Hill reports.
Ash Grove Cement Co., based in Kansas, agreed to pay a $2.5 million penalty and invest $30 million in air pollution controls to settle EPA air pollution allegations, The Associated Press reports.
A panel of European Union lawmakers backed a less-aggressive plan to boost emissions permit prices in the EU's carbon market, Bloomberg reports.
Amendments to the House version of a five-year farm bill up for debate would require farmers to follow conservation guidelines to qualify for crop insurance subsidies, E&E reports.
Friends of the Earth aired a television advertisement criticizing Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., for supporting the Savannah River MOX facility in his state, The Associated Press reports.
Canadian investment bank Peters & Co. said the United States will need to import crude from Canadian oil sands as the current surge in shale oil will be too expensive to keep up, Bloomberg reports.
Tesla Motors Inc. announced a recall of 1,228 Model S sedans after discovering a potentially dangerous manufacturing flaw, Bloomberg reports.