Trump Team Memo Hints at Big Shake-Up of U.S. Energy Policy

A document obtained by Bloomberg News shows advisers to Donald Trump are developing plans to reshape Energy Department programs and identify staff who played a role in promoting President Barack Obama’s climate agenda.

Louisiana’s Sinking Coast Is a $100 Billion Nightmare for Big Oil

The state can’t pay, so someone has to. And the water keeps rising.

The Company Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Has Another Big Problem

Energy Transfer Partners is making a mess of its biggest project since the Dakota Access pipeline.

Big Oil Gets a Huge Role in the Trump Administration

The industry is poised to wield previously unimaginable influence on a global scale.

Nuclear Plants Closing Early Leave Decades of Toxic Waste Stranded

More than 76,000 metric tons of waste is stranded at dozens of commercial sites, just as the U.S. approaches a critical mass of nuclear-plant retirements.

Battle to Save a Dying Arizona Coal Plant Goes to Washington 

For more than four decades, the Navajo generating station in the dusty Four Corners area of Arizona has been the region’s economic engine, generating jobs and vital government revenue along with 2,250 megawatts of power. 

Fight Pipeline, Drill for Oil: Either Way, Tribes Want Control of Their Lands

While the Standing Rock Sioux have drawn considerable media coverage for their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline project, the Southern Utes have attracted scant attention for their 15-year push to make it easier to drill on Indian land. 

EPA Wins Clout to Fight Toxic Chemicals, But It May Take a While

By the time EPA finishes work on the chemicals it has prioritized, the children of today’s children will have been exposed to them -- probably for years.