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…
Methane, which contributes to climate change, is a component of natural gas that's frequently wasted through leaks or intentional releases during drilling operations.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
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.
Energy Transfer Partners is coming under renewed scrutiny for two pipeline spills that released more than 2 million gallons of drilling fluid into Ohio wetlands earlier this month.
In President Obama's second term, Gina McCarthy essentially led government efforts to curb climate change and its effects. Now President Trump is rolling back those policies. Former EPA administrator McCarthy joins Judy Woodruff to give her reaction to President Trump’s…
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