E&E Special Reports

Campaign 2018

E&E News coverage of the 2018 elections, which could dramatically shift the national balance of power – in Washington, D.C., and state capitals around the country.

Off Topic

Energy and environmental newsmakers dish on politics, pet peeves and their TV addictions.

Shale @ 10

The U.S. has been in the throes of a shale boom and bust for over a decade. How's it going?


American dams — symbols of the nation's 20th century might — are crumbling. E&E News examines efforts to avert disaster as pressure grows for a new era of dam building in the arid West.

Fire Cycle

As wildfires spread, a battle rages over how to save America's forests.

When the Wells Run Dry

E&E News examines the West's mismanagement of groundwater, an unseen environmental disaster that threatens to send America's food system into meltdown.

Repowering GE

Can the storied company of Thomas Edison make another comeback?

In the Dark: Puerto Rico and America's Biggest Blackout

With a team of reporters in Puerto Rico and Washington, E&E News spent seven months chronicling the human impact and chaotic restoration of electricity. The stories investigated charges of public corruption and exposed the halting efforts of the U.S. territory’s public power company, its governor and federal officials to summon resources.

California's Crumbling Coast

E&E News examines how climate change will permanently alter the state's iconic sights.

Black Gold

The 40-year saga of Alaska's jackpot pipeline.

A Year of Trump

What does the first 100 days of President Trump's term mean for the next four years?

Deep Underground

A surge in seismic activity is occurring around the U.S., and many top scientists are pointing at injection of waste from drilling and hydraulic fracturing as a possible culprit.

United States of Batteries

Tomorrow's energy storage market will be huge. Can America take it back from Asia and create factories and jobs?

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Climate in the Courts: Juliana v. United States

Twenty-one young Americans sue the government over climate change.

Global Climate Debate

E&E tracks developments relating to the Paris Agreement and other international efforts to curb emissions of greenhouse gases.


E&E examines the effects of heat and drought conditions on agriculture, energy production, water policy, forest and wildfire management, and climate science.

Power Shift: Election Transitions

How will the 45th president address energy, the environment and climate change? E&E examines the administration: The Cabinet, the agencies, the policies.

Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations

The Fiscal 2017 Budget & Appropriations Report is a one-stop resource for tracking the fiscal 2017 spending process for environmental and energy accounts. The report includes budget tables for DOE, EPA, Interior, USDA and others, and links to stories that relate to the issues surrounding each bill. The tables and stories will be updated throughout the year.