The state, which is seeing lots of fossil-fuel extraction, plans to test water near drilling sites and study methane emissions.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State speech attracted a large anti-fracking demonstration.
A new blueprint for the Motor City, backed by big bucks from foundations, calls for more open space, better mass transit, and big changes in land use.
Shell Alaska is busy taking notes.
Two statements from two leaders provide a stark, disconcerting portrait of American energy policy.
Which would deposit some of its sewage-heavy fluids into Lake Michigan for all to enjoy.
Rescue boats on-board the Kulluk appear to have damaged fuel tanks, potentially leaking hundreds of gallons of diesel.
Leaders of the Sierra Club, NAACP, and other liberal groups have formed the Democracy Initiative to combat big money in politics and voter suppression.
In his State of the State address, Cuomo calls for $1 billion in green-economy funds, an electric-car charging network, and a tighter CO2 cap.
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