Energy & Environment
The rules would expand federal safety standards to a bigger group of pipelines.
There is little evidence that regulators can counter irrational consumer choices.
A group of grizzly and black bears could be removed from the Endangered Species List.
The groups say the government is overstepping its authority.
An outside group wants Congress to push for updated rules for transporting flammable liquids.
Twenty states have asked the Supreme Court stay the rule.
The energy secretary says it would be difficult for a GOP president to reverse course.
The agency is working to ban a common pesticide that it says harms aquatic animals and environments.
The feds are finalizing a rule to prevent disasters like the Deepwater Horizon blowout.
Nevada's attorney general said the regulation is manageable but still likely to harm the state.
Lawmakers opposed to the climate rule filed a legal brief against it Tuesday.
The litigants have lobbed their opening volley in federal court.
There is ample precedent for agencies continuing to work on policies stayed by courts.
Animal rights activists argue the government should add the monarch butterfly to the endangered...
The nation’s oil lobby fears that President Obama’s new push to regulate methane emissions could...
The Obama administration prefers the Senate’s chemical safety reform bill.
Roberts's action is a big victory for the Obama administration.
Drilling and mining rules were on the agenda during a Wednesday hearing.
The pension fund for coal industry employees is approaching insolvency.
The move is a victory for the EPA.
Lawmakers repeatedly pressed the pipeline safety agency to crack down on the potential for leaks at...
They call the EPA’s actions "an unmistakable example of agency overreach."
A Cincinnati-based federal appeals court ruled Monday that it has the jurisdiction to hear numerous...
The Energy Department proposed Friday a new round of energy efficiency standards for light bulbs.