Protesters confronted Democratic Govs. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Jay Inslee of Washington while they were participating in a discussion on energy policy at a Politico Caucus event on Wednesday.
A renewable energy company that has received billions in U.S. taxpayer support despite federal investigations and former employees’ allegations of illegal business practices is in dire financial straits as shareholders allege securities fraud and investors drive down its stock price.
A shadowy Bermudan company that has funneled tens of millions of dollars to anti-fracking environmentalist groups in the United States is run by executives with deep ties to Russian oil interests and offshore money laundering schemes involving members of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s program to boost biofuel in the United States is a “flop” and should be scrapped, Rep. Peter Welch (D., Vt.) said at a National Journal event Wednesday.
The Environmental Protection Agency will require oil refiners to blend 16.55 billion gallons of renewable fuels into the nation’s gasoline supply this year as part of its efforts to spur new fuel technology and decrease fossil fuel dependence.
A former energy official for President Ronald Reagan argued Monday that a return to the former president’s human-centric environmental philosophy would secure a safer and more prosperous future than the current administration’s policies.
Chevron CEO John Watson said the key to American energy independence lies in the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, and other states ripe with non-traditional fossil fuels during a Tuesday speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Italian authorities are investigating the Sicilian mafia’s involvement in the renewable energy business, reports the Washington Post.
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R., Kan.) has introduced a bill to repeal all federal energy tax credits, calling them bad energy policy and a roadblock to lower energy rates for consumers.