Colstrip operators contemplate early shutdown
Colstrip Generating Station has dominated Montana politics in recent years. The 2,094-megawatt coal plant, the second-largest west of the Mississippi River, has emerged as a symbolic marker in the debate over coal's future.
Pruitt shutters PAC — but first transfers money to allies
Two pro-Scott Pruitt political action committees have officially closed, but not before giving money to a third committee that has supported a group now promoting the Oklahoma attorney general's confirmation as U.S. EPA administrator.
Inside Pruitt's conflicting approaches to Okla. energy cases
When Oklahoma Gas & Electric, the Sooner State's largest utility, requested a $1 billion rate hike three years ago, the power company found a ready ally in Republican Scott Pruitt, the state attorney general. Public Service Company of Oklahoma, the state's second-largest utility, wasn't so lucky. The attorney general fiercely opposed the company's $130 million requested rate increase.
Pruitt supporters raise money — in secret
Allies of U.S. EPA nominee Scott Pruitt are going underground amid questions over the Oklahoma attorney general's ties to the energy industry.
Pruitt closes PACs to quell ethics questions
In an abrupt shift, two political action committees associated with U.S. EPA nominee Scott Pruitt will be shut down before the Oklahoma attorney general faces senators for a confirmation hearing later this month.