American voters, including Republicans, are worried about how climate change could affect the U.S., and many are skeptical about the effects of President Donald Trump's executive order on energy issues, according to Morning Consult polling.
American voters, including Republicans, are worried about how climate change could affect the U.S., and many are skeptical about the effects of President Donald Trump's executive order on energy issues, according to Morning Consult polling.
In recent remarks to an industry roundtable, President Donald Trump said, "You know, hydropower is a great, great form of power. But we don't even talk about it anymore because the permits are virtually impossible. [Hydropower] is one of the best things you can do, but we don't even talk about it anymore.”
In recent remarks to an industry roundtable, President Donald Trump said, "You know, hydropower is a great, great form of power. But we don't even talk about it anymore because the permits are virtually impossible. [Hydropower] is one of the best things you can do, but we don't even talk about it anymore.”
Alaska's senators this week introduced legislation that would undo the Obama administration's indefinite ban on offshore drilling in a large portion of the Arctic Ocean, opening a politically difficult but legally effective way to restart oil and gas lease sales.
Alaska's senators this week introduced legislation that would undo the Obama administration's indefinite ban on offshore drilling in a large portion of the Arctic Ocean, opening a politically difficult but legally effective way to restart oil and gas lease sales.
Conservative lawmakers from Western states believe they have a rare opportunity to roll back the president's authority to single-handedly establish national monuments — but there's apparently a long list of more pressing issues for Congress and the Trump administration.
Conservative lawmakers from Western states believe they have a rare opportunity to roll back the president's authority to single-handedly establish national monuments — but there's apparently a long list of more pressing issues for Congress and the Trump administration.
For more than a decade, electric utilities, the U.S. government and other organizations have been building a robust and multi-faceted defense against cyberattacks that would disrupt the operations of the U.S. electric grid.
For more than a decade, electric utilities, the U.S. government and other organizations have been building a robust and multi-faceted defense against cyberattacks that would disrupt the operations of the U.S. electric grid.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) introduced a bill promoting carbon-capture technology on Wednesday, reviving attempts to support a product that is not widely used but has the potential to cut emissions from coal plants and other facilities.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) introduced a bill promoting carbon-capture technology on Wednesday, reviving attempts to support a product that is not widely used but has the potential to cut emissions from coal plants and other facilities.
A backlog of Department of Energy security clearance applications is putting the U.S. at greater risk of cybersecurity threats to energy infrastructure, industry representatives told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday.
A backlog of Department of Energy security clearance applications is putting the U.S. at greater risk of cybersecurity threats to energy infrastructure, industry representatives told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday.
The 26 states suing over the Obama administration’s greenhouse gas-cutting Clean Power Plan may essentially get their wish, as President Donald Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to review the rule last week. But the likely rollback of the plan might not make a big difference for these states, many of which were already on track to shift away from coal-fired electricity.
The 26 states suing over the Obama administration’s greenhouse gas-cutting Clean Power Plan may essentially get their wish, as President Donald Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to review the rule last week. But the likely rollback of the plan might not make a big difference for these states, many of which were already on track to shift away from coal-fired electricity.
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Energy Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Government agencies continued their push to promote a new relationship with the energy industry, as Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt called for an end to the “regulatory assault” on coal mining and Energy Secretary Rick Perry focused on clean power investments to spur domestic energy production.

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