The Obama administration has proposed the largest critical habitat designation ever, setting aside 226 million acres of ocean off Alaska's coastline to protect the Arctic ringed seal.
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Gasoline prices have been plummeting in recent months due to falling oil prices. That means it’s time for federal lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to push for a gas tax hike while prices at the pump are falling.
Falling oil prices are making it harder for OPEC member states to fund their governments. Oil prices hovering around $70 per barrel is too low for most OPEC countries to cover their budgets, according to Reuters data.
Wind power supporters are hoping their big campaign spending pays off this year and lawmakers reinstate lapsed green energy subsidies before the new Republican-controlled Senate is sworn in.
Republicans are targeting wasteful and "egregious" spending at the Environmental Protection Agency, issuing a new report showing the agency has lost millions to employee scams, lax oversight and wasteful research projects.
As the United Nations climate summit approached, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a dire warning to the world: global warming will kill an additional 250,000 people a year.
OPEC agreed not to cut oil production to buoy plunging oil prices --- news that has the media sounding the alarm, saying OPEC's move could jeopardize the U.S. energy boom and wreak havoc in oil markets.
While millions of Americans were getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled stricter standards for ozone, or smog, levels --- a rule that has been criticized as possibly the costliest the agency has ever promulgated.
The Environmental Protection Agency's plan to veto the Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay was put on hold by a federal judge on Monday, hailing a small victory for the mine's supporters in their legal battle to keep the project going.
This Thanksgiving just got a whole lot sweeter. Light, sweet crude oil coming from U.S. shale formations has helped push the national average gasoline price to a five-year low for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA's Fuel Gauge.
Russia's finances are expected to take a big hit from Western sanctions for its aggression in Ukraine, according to media reports. But Russia is set to take an even bigger hit from booming U.S. oil production thanks to hydraulic fracturing.
The price of oil fell from about $100 per barrel to $80 per barrel in a matter of months, bringing with it lower gasoline prices for drivers and a modest boost to the economy ahead of the holiday season.
While Americans are focused on what delicious foods they're going to eat for Thanksgiving, the White House is focused on releasing its massive regulatory agenda --- marking the fifth time the Obama administration has released its regulatory road map on the eve of a major holiday.
Biofuel makers were relieved to hear the Environmental Protection Agency was delaying finalizing its 2014 ethanol mandate until next year -- a decision which has sparked legal action from fuel refiners.
After an "Arctic blast" led to days of below-freezing weather and piles of snow, environmentalists with the Natural Resources Defense Council are reminding supporters that 2014 could be the hottest year on record.
Environmental Protection Agency rules will only force electricity prices up even higher as the agency finalizes a slew of regulations aimed at the power sector, according to a new report.
China has put forward a plan to limit its coal use to 4.2 billion metric tons until 2020, 16.3 percent above the amount the country used last year to generate power, according to China's State Council.
Texas’s energy grid operator has a message for the Environmental Protection Agency: Don’t mess with Texas -- or its electrical grid.
Media outlets have been reporting that polar bear numbers in Beaufort Sea north of Alaska have fallen 40 percent in just 10 years as Arctic sea ice melts and takes away hunting grounds.
Fresh off their legislative victory against the Keystone XL pipeline, Democratic senators are pushing a bill that would tax carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels that would rise every year.