Articles Tagged 'energy'
Maine’s most expensive ballot fight ever unites natural gas companies and environmentalists
The fate of a clean energy transmission line lies in the hands of Mainers this fall in a ballot battle so fierce it’s broken political… READ MORE
Coal miners ask Obama to stop â€˜absolute liesâ€™
By CASEY JUNKINS – the Herald-Star
BEALLSVILLE – Coal miners at the American Energy Corp. Century Mine said they want President Barack Obama to stop what they term the war on coal – and to stop spreading mistruths about them.
Miners gathered Friday afternoon to express their opposition to Obamas energy and environmental policies, which they believe threaten their jobs.… READ MORE
Romney says to lay out comprehensive energy plan
By Steve Holland
MIDLAND, Texas, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped oil executives for nearly $7 million on Tuesday and… READ MORE
White House renews veto threat over Keystone
ByÂ Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday renewed its threat to veto legislation to fund U.S. transportation projects responsible… READ MORE
Alaska champions $40bn pipeline plan
By Ed Crooks, Financial Times
BP,Â ExxonMobilÂ andÂ ConocoPhillipsÂ are in discussions about a $40bn project to export liquefied natural gas from Alaska to Asia, potentially opening up largeÂ butÂ stranded reserves that currently have no route to market.
According to people close to the negotiations, the three companies and state authorities hope to reach agreement next week over a… READ MORE
Keystone pipeline: Southern portion should be expedited, Obama says
ByÂ DARREN GOODEÂ andÂ DAN BERMANÂ | Politico
CUSHING, Okla. â€” President Barack Obama will use Thursdayâ€™s visit to Oklahoma to announce that he’s ordered
GOP on Keystone: This isnâ€™t over
By Andrew Restuccia – The Hill
Republicans vowed to continue aggressively pushing for approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline Thursday shortly after the Senate narrowly rejected a GOP-backed measure to greenlight the project.
The Senate Republicans who authored the Keystone provision told reporters they are working with House GOP leadership to ensure that a measure fast-tracking approval of the… READ MORE
In a Nod to Gas Prices, Obama Talks About Energy
ByÂ MARK LANDLER, The New York Times
MIAMI â€”Â President Obama, confronted by the political perils of surging gas prices in an election year, on Thursday defended his efforts to wean the United States off importedÂ oil, even as he conceded there was little he could do in the short run to ease the pain at the pump.
Speaking to … READ MORE
State of the Union Speech Will Call for Expanding U.S. Oil and Gas Production
ByÂ DEBORAH SOLOMONÂ AndÂ LAURA MECKLER, The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union speech on Tuesday to call for an increase in domestic energy production, said people familiar with the plans.
Mr. Obama is expected to tout the economic and energy security benefits of increased U.S. oil and gas production, a message unlikely… READ MORE
New re-election TV ad defends Obama’s energy record
By Matea Gold, The Los Angeles Times
Pushing back aggressively at his critics,Â President Obamaâ€™s reelection campaign is launching its first television ad campaign of the race Thursday with a spot that defends his ethics and energy policy.The commercial fires back at the conservative organizationAmericans for Prosperity, which launched its own $6 million ad campaign this week attacking the Obama … READ MORE