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Hannah Northey



Hannah is an enterprise reporter focusing on high-profile stories from across the energy sector. She has also covered Congress and leadership changes at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with a focus on the policy and politics of oil and gas pipelines and exports. She was previously a political and regulatory reporter at Argus Media in Washington, D.C., and worked as a reporter for several news outlets in Virginia and Michigan, including The Ann Arbor News, Lansing State Journal and Michigan Public Radio. Hannah recently completed fellowships in Japan and Detroit and has a master's degree in environmental journalism from Michigan State University's Knight Center.

Latest Stories


March energizes climate activists, but what's next?

As President Trump attended prayer services at the National Cathedral in his first full day in office, a sea of protesters donning pink knit "pussyhats" marched through the streets of Washington on Saturday, some wrapped in American flags and carrying homemade signs. The signs said: "Keep your hands off my body," "DUMP TRUMP," "Science > Opinion" and "Climate Change Is Real." Despite the public outpouring, many marchers were vexed about what will come next under a Trump administration. While many vowed to support local charities or clean energy locally, others were stumped about how to organize or how effective they would be.


Perry makes no promises on stalled Nev. project

Former Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry — President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy — dodged questions at his Senate confirmation hearing today about whether he would advance the stalled Yucca Mountain, Nev., nuclear waste repository.