Anatomy of a 'bloodbath'
The Bonneville Power Administration is more than $15 billion in debt. It burned through $900 million of cash reserves in a decade. And it faces decreasing demand for its hydropower in the age of renewable energy.
Court reverses ruling on Calif. agricultural drainage permit
A federal appeals court on Friday breathed new life into a long-running dispute concerning agricultural drainage in California's Central Valley.
Hydropower giant Bonneville Power is going broke
LEWISTON, Idaho — A century ago, America charged up the Columbia River, erecting hydropower dams that provided cheap electricity — the foundation of the Pacific Northwest's economy. Now, the system is buckling and no one wants to talk about it. Except one congressman.
Court rejects challenges to RFS implementation
Federal judges today rejected a host of challenges to EPA's implementation of its renewable fuel standard, deferring to the agency despite characterizing its interpretation as a "muddle."
Bundys lash out at 'frankly inconceivable' federal appeal
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons yesterday railed against the government's latest bid to prosecute them for the 2014 standoff at their family ranch.