August 3, 2009 -
Bonner and Associates, a Washington lobbying firm that's working against the federal climate legislation, has been caught forging letters from African-American and Hispanic advocacy groups to a Virginia congressman.
July 27, 2009 -
U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation that would create a new independent federal agency to promote government investment in clean energy.
July 20, 2009 -
North Carolina Gov.
July 13, 2009 -
When you hear the phrase "alternative energy," what comes to mind? Solar power? Wind? Hydroelectric? Not for West Virginia's political leaders. They think a little differently.
July 6, 2009 -
Massey Energy -- the largest coal producer in central Appalachia and a major mountaintop removal operator -- must rehire 85 union miners who lost their jobs after the company took over a West Virginia mine in 2004.
June 29, 2009 -
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a landmark climate bill on Friday, passing the American Clean Energy and Security Act by a narrow 219-212 margin. The measure, which would set caps on greenhouse gas emissions and boost renewable energy and efficiency, now goes to the Senate. If the House vote is any indication, the legislation can be expected to face significant opposition from Senators hailing from the coal-dependent South.