News bites: NRC was warned about faulty vents

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was warned about potentially faulty vents at a U.S. nuclear plant years before the same vents failed at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan.

Gas prices are going down.

A new documentary about the BP oil spill has fallen flat at the Cannes Film Festival.

The International Energy Agency says the world needs more oil supply.

President Obama will talk energy when he visits Poland next week.

A government panel examining hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” will release its recommendations in August.

A law allowing hybrid owners access to carpool lanes in California is set to expire this summer.