A protracted battle in Oregon over a proposal to build a 229-mile natural gas pipeline and processing terminal in the southern part of the state is pitting those hungry for economic development against those wary of the project's environmental risks.
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
Cheaper prices for power produced by natural gas, rather than environmental regulations, led the owners to decide in 2017 to close it.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Companies are being forced to choose between supporting the Trump administration's deregulation policies that could boost profits or opposing them to win over environmentally conscious consumers.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
In an effort to boost production of oil and natural gas, the Trump administration is planning to relax rules regarding the release of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. William Brangham reports and talks to The Wall Street Journal’s Timothy…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Methane, which contributes to climate change, is a component of natural gas that's frequently wasted through leaks or intentional releases during drilling operations.
Trump visited Shell's soon-to-be completed Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which will turn the area's vast natural gas deposits into plastics. The facility, which critics claim will become the largest air polluter in western Pennsylvania, is being built in an area hungry…
By Student Reporting Labs
There are thousands of jobs in the oil and gas industry in West Virginia and the recent growth in natural gas pipeline construction is giving young West Virginians economic incentive to stay in the state. But as Student Reporting Labs'…
By Mark Scialla
Hearing chainsaw motors revving in the woods behind their southern Pennsylvania home, Elise Gerhart climbed a white pine 40-feet high. Cutting that tree would have brought her down with it.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A Congressional Review Act measure to repeal the methane waste reduction rule failed on a vote of 51-to-49 in the Republican-led chamber.
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