A behemoth coal plant is being switched back on after two years of repairs. But a pending closure of another marks the 150th coal-plant shutdown since 2010.
The American Petroleum Institute is fighting efforts to boost the percentage of biofuels in gasoline. Some green groups don't like the EPA's biofuel rules either.
But not for long. Russia is ending the deal that has sent cheap uranium from decommissioned warheads to American nuclear plants.
Factual inaccuracies -- like claims that there's no evidence for human-caused climate change -- don't belong on the letters-to-the-editor page, the Times says.
Russian prosecutors are gung-ho to punish a group of Greenpeace activists under the country's anti-piracy laws.
California utilities are refusing to allow customers to install battery-equipped photovoltaic systems. They say it's to cut back on fraud, but customers and analysts suspect otherwise.
The government has over-promoted sugar production. So now it's buying up useless harvests and selling them at losses to biofuel makers.
As more than 100 people have been sickened by antibiotic-proof salmonella, 30 federal food-safety workers are ordered back on the job.
America's Antarctic researchers could be forced to stay home this year because of the federal government shutdown. And they aren't the only scientists affected.