Plans are afoot to build giant new coal terminals on the West Coast to ship this lucrative commodity to China. But activists want to stop this, in part because coal produces huge amounts of carbon dioxide when it's burned. Federal climate policy is silent on this potentially large source of emissions, so the debate is happening at the local level.
New York's political titans are clashing over the future of a controversial nuclear plant north of New York City.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to close the aging Indian Point nuclear plant because of safety concerns. But the plant, which wants to extend its original licenses for another 20 years, has some powerful allies of its own.
New revelations continue to surface about the Obama administration’s handling of half a billion dollars in federal loan guarantees to the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra. […]
A couple months ago, Jake Featheringill and his wife got robbed. It wasn’t serious. No one was home at the time, and no one got […]