Pendley papers: 'Sell all BLM lands E. of Miss.'
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Ever since Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's decision last month to name self-proclaimed sagebrush rebel William Perry Pendley as the temporary leader of the Bureau of Land Management, the Trump administration has been fighting allegations that it is open to selling off the nation's public lands.
'Opportunity to strike': Inside kids' health office shake-up
Internal emails and personnel records obtained by E&E News shed light on the ouster of Ruth Etzel from EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection. They detail the investigation of the health office chief as well as the campaign by the agency's press office to push back as her departure gained national attention.
In reeling Alaska, 'It is bad and it's scary'
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — "Welcome aboard Alaska Airlines Flight 109 to smoky Anchorage," a voice said over the loudspeaker as travelers boarded a plane in Fairbanks.
AVs are coming. Will they hurt the climate?
Fully self-driving cars are the darling of Republicans and Democrats alike, but sustainability experts are warning against the notion that autonomous vehicles would slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate critics escalate personal attacks on teen activist
Greta Thunberg, at age 16, has quickly become one of the most visible climate activists in the world. Her detractors increasingly rely on ad hominem attacks to blunt her influence.
Dems want to kill oil and gas leasing. Here's why it matters
Presidential candidates are rallying behind the idea of stopping new leases to extract fossil fuels on public lands. But experts warn the issue could be a political loser and spawn court fights.
EL PASO SHOOTING
Suspect's screed mixes environmentalism, racist rants
The 21-year-old suspect in the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart mingled environmentalism with white supremacy, saying in a manifesto that dwindling resources made racist violence "logical."
House Democrats have little to show on climate
House Democrats gathered on the steps of the Capitol last week to celebrate their achievements in the first 200 days of the 116th Congress, but they didn't say a word about climate change.
Dems need to flip Mich. Can EVs help them do it?
Democrats running for president want to electrify American transportation. That might hurt the party's chances of winning a key state that makes gasoline-powered cars.
Catastrophic grid attack? Here's what it feels like
INDIANAPOLIS — As a new commissioner of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Bob Gordon assumed his world would revolve around clean energy policies, rate regulation and infrastructure decisions.
6 months in, where are the energy bills?
Congress has not passed comprehensive energy legislation in more than a decade and so far the momentum this year does not appear promising.
'Most dangerous' hackers targeting U.S. utilities — report
Some of the world's most infamous hackers have zeroed in on the U.S. power sector in recent months, according to a nonpublic alert issued by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. and new research.
This environmental lawyer helped thwart Trump's border wall
A major environmental group helped drive a federal court decision last week blocking emergency funds for President Trump's planned border wall build-out.
The inside story of the world's most dangerous malware
On Aug. 4, 2017, at 7:43 p.m., two emergency shutdown systems sprang into action as darkness settled over the sprawling refinery along Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.
The systems brought part of the Petro Rabigh complex offline in a last-gasp effort to prevent a gas release and deadly explosion. But as safety devices took extraordinary steps, control room engineers working the weekend shift spotted nothing out of the ordinary, either on their computer screens or out on the plant floor.
OIL AND GAS
Deadly pipelines, no rules
STANTON, Texas — People can die when small rural pipelines called "gathering lines" explode. But after decades of talk among industry and regulators, the death of a little girl in Texas serves as a reminder that there are still no rules.