by Ari Phillips Posted on February 6, 2014
Oregon, Washington and California are working on programs to reduce the life-cycle emissions of transportation fuels. Transportation can account for over a third of a state's greenhouse gas emissions.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 27, 2014
So far, the agency has only agreed to consider a revision, but the decision is of a piece with the larger war between the biofuel and oil industries.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 9, 2014
The program sought to get kids "exited about science" by teaching them about fossil fuels.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 19, 2013
Wednesday afternoon, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) dropped his proposal for reforming the tangled web of tax breaks and credits that currently go to boost renewable energy.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2013
It's the latest twist in the beleaguered story of American biofuels, but there's at least a partial case that corn-based ethanol needs to go.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 15, 2013
But Harold Hamm ignores the dangers that come with shipping oil by rail.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 5, 2013
It turns out the White House and major U.S. businesses may be converging on the damage greenhouse gas emissions do to the global climate.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 22, 2013
More than 48,000 Texas residents sued the BP unit in charge of the plant, demanding compensation and $10 billion in damages for being unknowingly exposed to a “toxic soup” of 19 different chemicals, including benzene and carbon monoxide.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 20, 2013
The company's announcement comes just three and a half years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed 11 crewmen and resulted in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 18, 2013
Everything you need to know about renewable fuel standard, the blend wall, and the ongoing slugfest over America’s burgeoning biofuel industry.