Offshore drilling rigs serve as artificial reefs, creating habitat for fish, so fisherman and enviros pushed for rule changes that would let some rigs be left in place.
President Obama says the U.S. should stop funding coal power plants abroad, and the World Bank is moving in the same direction.
A survey found that Americans are less likely than other people around the world to be concerned about global warming. But we do fret about Islamic terrorists, Iran, and North Korea.
Australia's Labor Party ousted Julia Gillard as prime minister, replacing her with Kevin Rudd, in a desperate bid to win the upcoming election.
Ohio lets energy companies keep emergency-management officials in the dark about the fracking chemicals they use. The EPA says that has to stop.
The mayor of Charlotte, N.C., was confirmed with a unanimous Senate vote.
The program will pay residents for excess solar power they produce on their roofs, with the aim of generating enough to power 30,000 homes.
And at least one coal-loving Democrat, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, agrees.
The 15-acre sinkhole was caused by the collapse of a salt mine that served the petrochemical industry.