Energy industry

February 05, 2018 - 7:12 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An appeal by the nation's largest public utility says a federal judge abused his discretion by ordering a massive coal ash cleanup at a Tennessee power plant. The Tennessee Valley Authority argues the Clean Water Act shouldn't have been applied in the case over the Gallatin...
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A pro-Turkey Syrian fighter waves on Bursayah hill, which separates the Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin from the Turkey-controlled town of Azaz, Syria, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters captured the strategic hill in northwestern Syria after intense fighting on Sunday as their offensive to root out Kurdish fighters enters its second week, according to Turkish officials. (AP Photo)
February 03, 2018 - 3:31 am
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's images include a lunar eclipse, as seen behind petroleum refineries in Louisiana...
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FILE--In this undated file photo, drilling operations at the Doyon Rig 19 at the Conoco-Phillips Carbon location in the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska, are shown. Five environmental groups sued the federal government Friday, claiming the Interior Department conducted a petroleum lease sale in northern Alaska without proper environmental review. (AP Photo/Judy Patrick, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two lawsuits filed Friday claim the federal government conducted petroleum lease sales without proper environmental review in a part of northern Alaska known for its wildlife. The Bureau of Land Management on Dec. 14 conducted the largest-ever lease offering within the...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the Senate Environment Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Newly released emails show Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the information about climate change from the agency’s website, especially President Obama’s signature effort to reduce planet-warming carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 02, 2018 - 1:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the information about climate change from the agency's website, especially President Obama's signature effort to reduce planet-warming...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, empty water tanks sit at the edge of a brine well operation, shown at right of tanks, as a major irrigation canal flows by in Carlsbad, N.M. Experts are painting a dire picture for lawmakers about the impending collapse of a giant cavern that has formed under a highway interchange that serves as a gateway to southern New Mexico's oilfields and two national parks.(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
January 31, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Experts are painting a dire picture about the impending collapse of a giant cavern under a highway interchange that serves as a gateway to two national parks and the heart of New Mexico's oil and gas country. They told lawmakers Tuesday during a legislative meeting that new cracks are developing at...
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A crack in the wall of a farm in Hunzinge, northern Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. More than 3,000 homes in Groningen province are facing reinforcement or even in some cases demolition because of a series of small tremors caused by decades of gas extraction and the Dutch government is being forced to confront the possibility of a future without locally produced gas years earlier than expected. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch authorities unveiled a new agreement Wednesday to compensate homeowners for damages due to earthquakes caused by gas extraction, a deal that removes the company responsible for the quakes from the compensation process. In a concession to thousands of northeastern...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends an award ceremony in the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia. The Trump administration has released a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" it says are linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but it’s decided not to issue any extra sanctions for now. Medvedev was previously Russian president from 2008 through 2012. That was in a “tandem” arrangement with Putin, who left the presidency to become prime minister, and still wielded considerable power while avoiding presidential term limits. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool Photo via AP, File)
January 30, 2018 - 7:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Trump administration has released a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" it says are linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but it's decided not to issue any extra sanctions for now. Here is a look at some of the politically connected Russians on the so-called "...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 file photo, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends an award ceremony in the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia. The Trump administration has released a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" it says are linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but it’s decided not to issue any extra sanctions for now. Medvedev was previously Russian president from 2008 through 2012. That was in a “tandem” arrangement with Putin, who left the presidency to become prime minister, and still wielded considerable power while avoiding presidential term limits. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool Photo via AP, File)
January 30, 2018 - 6:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Trump administration has released a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" it says are linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but it's decided not to issue any extra sanctions for now. Here is a look at some of the politically connected Russians on the so-called "...
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January 29, 2018 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies. Apple slid 2 percent as investors continued to worry that its new iPhone hasn't been that big of a hit with customers. Industrials companies also posted big losses. Energy stocks declined as...
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A crack in the wall of a farm in Hunzinge, northern Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. More than 3,000 homes in Groningen province are facing reinforcement or even in some cases demolition because of a series of small tremors caused by decades of gas extraction and the Dutch government is being forced to confront the possibility of a future without locally produced gas years earlier than expected. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 28, 2018 - 5:56 am
ZEERIJP, Netherlands (AP) — When Nienke Bastiaans fell in love with and bought a 17th-century thatched house in a rural Dutch village, there was one person who warned about possible earthquakes due to gas extraction. "Nobody listened to him," she said. Now, 20 years later, thousands of homes in the...
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