Unions and health experts had urged even stronger limits.
New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is urging the State Department to thoroughly review any proposal by the operator of the Portland-Montreal Pipe Line to use it carry oil from Canada’s oil sands to the United States.
A Duke Energy Corp. executive told North Carolina lawmakers Tuesday that moving its coal ash away from rivers and lakes in the state could cost up to $10 billion and take decades — and its customers are likely to pay for it.
She warned the safety of freight rail oil trains has been compromised “far too often."
"Their policies line up perfectly with their pocketbooks," he said.
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s president called the rule “the biggest federal land grab — in terms of power over land use — that we’ve seen to date.”
Cellulosic biofuel producers made just over 800,000 gallons of the fuels in 2013, compared with the 6 million gallons the Environmental Protection Agency expected.
The administration is sending a team of experts to help Ukraine resolve its immediate and long-term energy demands.
A group supporting renewable fuels is launching an ad campaign accusing the oil industry of “rigging the system” to stifle competition from renewable fuels.