Conservation groups criticized Thursday's announcement as rushed and based on environmental reviews that are being challenged in court as flawed.
By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press
The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits. …
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
Lawmakers approved the Atlantic and Pacific measure 238-189, while a bill to block drilling in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida was approved 248-180. The bills head to the Republican-controlled Senate, where action is unlikely.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Trump says more steps are needed to "unleash" domestic reserves and remove government regulations that could prevent the U.S. from achieving global dominance in energy.
By Matthew Daly, Josh Boak, Associated Press
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The move helps put some finishing touches on Obama's environmental legacy while also testing President-elect Donald Trump's promise to unleash the nation's untapped energy reserves.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the language and violence surrounding the 2016 presidential race drew sharp criticism from both parties, with President Obama publicly decrying the race’s “vulgar and divisive” rhetoric. Also, the Obama administration has banned oil drilling in…
By Simone Pathe
A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research remodels the relationship between oil prices and production, suggesting that the actual pressure inside the wells dictates the pace of extraction more than price swings.
By Murrey Jacobson, Jason Breslow
A boat makes its way through a vast oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 28. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images). More images below. As a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico creeps to within a…
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