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Russia gas pipeline to boost grip on Ukraine, Europe - U.S. diplomat

8:46pm GMT

WASHINGTON Russia is seeking to boost its power in Europe and grip over Ukraine with the proposed Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, the top U.S. energy diplomat said on Monday, in a step-up of Washington's rhetoric against the pipeline.

U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday, as global warming spurs the race to stake out the Arctic, which is rich in oil, gas, and minerals.

U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday, as global warming spurs the race to stake out the Arctic, which is rich in oil, gas, and minerals.

Trump's EPA proposes looser carbon limits on new coal plants

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back an Obama-era rule requiring new U.S. coal plants to slash carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel.

U.S. EPA to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 The Trump administration is expected on Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule that requires new coal plants to capture their carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel.

Energy Secretary Perry to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he would soon visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia, a trip expected to occur after this week's meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

UPDATE 1-U.S. Energy Secretary Perry to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he would soon visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia, a trip expected to occur after this week's meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Trump allows oil surveys that conservationists say harm whales, dolphins

30 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Friday gave five companies initial permission to conduct surveys of oil and gas deposits beneath a vast region off the U.S. East Coast using sound-wave blasts that conservationists say put whales and dolphins at risk.

Trump rejects findings of U.S. government climate change report

26 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday rejected projections that climate change will cause severe economic harm to the U.S. economy, findings outlined by a report his own U.S. government published last week.

Interior's Zinke blames environmentalists for California wildfires

20 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Tuesday that the deadliest wildfires in California's history were partly due to lawsuits from environmentalists who have sought to stop forest management practices, such as forest thinning.

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