Trump Suspends Obama-Era Global Warming Rule Targeting Methane

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

‘It makes no sense for companies to comply’

Judge Delays Obama Fracking Rule Until After Trump Takes Office

Energy | Andrew Follett
Sunset sky with profiled oil well (Shutterstock/artphotoclub)

Trump ‘will take this in a much different direction’

IRONY: Global Warming Protesters Met With Bitter Cold, Snow

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A man stands near a burned out truck as Veterans and activists march to Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline

The ‘Gore effect’

Open For Business: These Could Be The Five Newest Drilling Areas Under A President Trump

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/James BO Insogna)

Going from ‘an administration that’s hostile to oil and natural gas development to one that’s not’

Feds Roll Out New Global Warming Rule Before Obama Leaves Office

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WAYNE, MI - JANUARY 7: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

‘Working to drive up the cost of producing energy’

Feds Thinking About Killing 31,000 Mining Jobs To Protect A Chicken

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. Bureau of Land Management photo shows a sage grouse in this undated photo. A looming wildlife protection fight over the Greater Sage Grouse highlights how two environmental groups have increasingly dominated the process of species protection, sparking a backlash from pro-business Republicans. REUTERS/Bob Wick/BLM/Handout via Reuters

They’ve already frozen new mining claims across 10 million acres

Obama Backs Down From Chicken Conservation Plan Admid Lawsuits

Energy | Andrew Follett
Greater Sage Grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus endangered / threatened species skyline silhouette sunrise / sunset image. Game bird hunting in the western United States Shutterstock.com /

‘A win for Oklahoma and the four other state’s conservation agencies’

Obama Adminstration Ramps Up Legal Fight Against Fracking

Energy | Andrew Follett
Jaime "Jimmy" Santiago, a lower court judge in Manila, keeps his drawer open containing his service pistol while hearing a case at his sala at the Regional Trial Court branch 3 at city hall in Manila March 5, 2013. Santiago, a former police officer who headed a special weapons and tactics (SWAT) unit, favours arming Filipino judges to protect themselves from disgruntled litigants who can't accept decisions and criminal syndicates whose members were sent to jail. There had been cases of shootings inside courtrooms. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

The Sierra Club and Earthjustice even filed their own brief in support of the federal agency.

How Much Of The West Does The Federal Government Actually Own?

Energy | Andrew Follett
A Gadsden flag flies at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, January 10, 2016. Members of self-styled militia groups met on Friday with armed protesters occupying the federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, pledging support for their cause, if not their methods, and offering to act as a peace-keeping force in the week-long standoff over land rights. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Close to half of the Western United States is owned by the federal government