By PBS NewsHour
The Environmental Protection Agency cannot delay implementation of a rule limiting methane emissions from new oil and gas drilling wells, according to an appeals court ruling on Monday. William Brangham speaks with Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post about the…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Hacked emails show Hillary Clinton's campaign wrestled with how to announce her opposition to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
By Associated Press
An initiative on the November ballot asks voters whether the state should impose the nation's first direct carbon tax.
The Obama administration has essentially given oil company Royal Dutch Shell the go-ahead to start drilling off the coast of Alaska. Environmental groups have long warned of the dangers of doing so, but estimates show there may be as much…
The incoming chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee says raising the federal fuel taxes is among the options under consideration to replenish the dwindling Highway Trust Fund.
The price of oil dropped to a four-year low after the OPEC cartel decided not to cut production levels. Judy Woodruff speaks with Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners about the national and global consequences of cheap gas and for…
Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated…
The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.
By Stephen Fee
After a series of fiery derailments over the past year -- including a deadly incident in Quebec last summer -- regulators and policy makers are asking questions about the safety of oil by rail.
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