"If there weren't already enough barriers to building a gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope, the Lower 48 recently entered its biggest-ever natural gas boom."
Energy & Fuel
Environmental groups say the Interior Department's effort to site solar-power projects on public lands should not harm wildlife and should be accompanies by similar efforts for other kinds of alternative energy.
"The Treasury and the Energy Department today unveiled long-awaited new rules under which the government will pay up to 30 percent of the cost of renewable energy projects."
Consumers are attracted to the "cash-for-clunkers" program that gives them several thousand dollars to trade in old gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient cars.
GM will emerge from bankruptcy, after a 50-billion taxpayer bailout, with the 22 mpg Camaro muscle car as its star performer.
"Oil prices briefly fell under $60 a barrel on Thursday after nearly two weeks of uninterrupted declines, as traders and investors acknowledged that a global economic recovery would take longer than hoped."
T. Boone Pickens postponed a plan to create the world's largest wind farm in Texas. The billionaire had spent $60 million advertising his plan to combat what he calls the United States' addiction to foreign oil.
"The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is working to regulate salt discharges that result from natural-gas drilling."
"A coalition of environmental groups is suing federal agencies in an effort to change the location of corridors to transmit energy across Western lands."
The proposed $20-40 billion natural gas pipeline would transport natural gas over 2000 miles from AK's North Slope natural gas reserves to the Midwestern US. Or would it?