GovBeat: Energy


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/01/2014

Alaska wants the humpback whale off the Endangered Species list

Delisting the whale could open new territory for oil exploration.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, Energy, Environment, newsletter

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

North Dakota considers special session on oil country growth

Rapid growth is posing new challenges to North Dakota cities and counties.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Energy, North Dakota

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/13/2013

States look to alternative fuel vehicles for efficiencies

States are increasingly turning to natural gas and hybrid cars to save on gas prices.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Colorado, Energy, newsletter, States, Utah, wyoming

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Energy states have the biggest budget cushions

Being home to a substantial energy sector has provided a few states some fiscal security.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, budget, budgets, Energy, North Dakota, texas, West Virginia, wyoming

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Colorado seeks to regulate methane emissions

Industry groups and environmentalists cheered the proposed rules, which could lead to cleaner air.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, Energy, Environment, gas, newsletter, oil, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Where domestic energy comes from, in 5 maps

The U.S. produced more oil than it imported in October. Here’s where domestic energy comes from.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Energy, newsletter, Rankings, States, texas, West Virginia, wyoming

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Energy sector recovering fast in Western states

A new report shows the energy sector is a major source of jobs and income in Western states.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:50 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, Energy, New Mexico, newsletter, Rankings, States, taxes, wyoming

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/16/2013

In sunny Arizona, a battle over solar power

A debate over a simple rate change has become an all-out battle that could spread to the rest of the nation.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona, corporations, Koch brothers, Regulations, renewable energy, solar power, States

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Slowly, Democrats embrace fracking

Facing budget shortfalls, even Democratic states are turning to hydraulic fracking.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, Energy, Fracking, Illinois, New York, North Carolina