Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants

(Reuters) – A committee in Ohio’s House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state’s two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide... Read more »

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the... Read more »

California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades

(Reuters) – The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas... Read more »

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years... Read more »

Trump Interior chief not losing sleep over record CO2 levels

FILE PHOTO: Former energy lobbyist David Bernhardt arrives to testify before a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on his nomination of to be Interior secretary, on Capitol... Read more »

California jury says Bayer must pay $2 billion to couple in Roundup cancer trial

FILE PHOTO: The Bayer AG logo sits on display at the headquarters in La Garenne-Colombes, near Paris, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (Reuters) – A California jury on... Read more »

Tanker collision, gasoline spill closes portion of Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON (Reuters) – One barge was severely damaged and another capsized following a collision with a 755-foot (230-m) tanker in the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, that spilled... Read more »

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump,... Read more »

Tanker collision, gasoline spill closes portion of Houston Ship Channel

HOUSTON (Reuters) – One barge was damaged and another capsized spilling about 9,000 gallons of gasoline into the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, following a collision on Friday... Read more »

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power... Read more »