U.S. banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. should be banned from owning commodities businesses because they could threaten the institutions and global supply chains, Senators Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren told the Federal Reserve.
Bloomberg BNA – Senate energy efficiency legislation likely to be reintroduced the week of Feb. 24 will include a measure that would block a requirement that federal buildings phase out fossil fuel use, among other Republican-backed amendments, according to industry groups and others monitoring the bill.
The American Gas Association, which represents 195 energy companies that serve 64 million customers, said today that speculation should be curbed in the markets for natural gas, crude oil and gasoline.
InsideClimateNews.org -- Jerry Skinner stands in his garden, looking into the distance at the edge of a forested mountain. Amid the lush shades of green, a muddy brown strip of earth stands out. It's the telltale sign of a buried pipeline.
President Barack Obama says his picks to guide energy and environmental policy in his second term will lead the charge against global warming, a fight that may have one immediate beneficiary: natural gas.
Incitec Pivot Ltd., Australia’s largest fertilizer maker, plans to build a $850 million ammonia plant in Louisiana to take advantage of low natural gas prices and government policies to support manufacturing in the U.S.
President Barack Obama’s bid to expand offshore drilling may be set back after a rig leased by BP Plc exploded and sank last week, reminding the public of the danger of oil extraction, environmental and industry groups said.
Riding shotgun in a Toyota 4Runner rigged up with a carbon-fiber pipe and a spectrometer, Duke University researcher Rob Jackson trolled through Washington searching for evidence that natural gas is not quite the climate champion President Barack Obama claimed this week.