Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.
The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas said that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions would challenge power reliability and raise consumer costs.
The electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide is infeasible for Texas because it would jeopardize power reliability in Texas and raise costs for consumers.
Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a $100 million penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage claims on about one-third of their models.
Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia’s control of European natural gas supplies.
An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings.
The Texas Railroad Commission has unanimously elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chairwoman.
U.S. mayors gathered in Texas will decide whether to endorse a call for cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change.
Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states met in Texas Monday and said that new federal rules designed to cut global warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030 will kill jobs and growth.
A group of Republican governors from oil-and-gas rich states will gather in Houston to discuss energy policy and slam the newest regulations passed by the EPA and backed by President Barack Obama.
Texas has to cut its carbon emission by 39 percent by 2030 under new federal requirements.
More than 300 residents were evacuated from their homes Thursday after a fire started at a fertilizer storage facility in the east Texas city of Athens. Thankfully, nobody was hurt.