Energywire headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

1. ENERGY POLICY

How would a Romney EPA shape shale's future?

The 2012 presidential contest has featured a spirited debate between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney over who is the true friend of shale gas. There is a widely shared prediction that a Romney administration would apply a significantly looser -- or more supportive -- hand on the industry, depending on one's perspective. But how far could a Romney U.S. EPA really go in trying to slow the shift from coal-fired power plants to gas generators? Would a second-term Obama EPA try to use a climate argument to tighten federal rules over fracking operations that have been primarily under state regulatory control?

THIS MORNING'S STORIES

Advertisement

E&E Interactive

E&E's Power Plan Hub

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Drought
Global Climate Debate
Power Shift: Election Transitions
Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations
Oregon Standoff

E&E Special Reports

Off Topic
DAMage
Musical Chairs: Committees 2017
Coal in the Age of Trump
Deep Underground
United States of Batteries
People to Watch 2017
Meet the New Members 2017
Climate's Nuclear Meltdown
BUSTED: the last oil boom?
National Park Service:100 Years
Swing State Snapshot
Heating up in the Heartland
Ukraine Hacking

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Advertisement

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

More headlinesMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos