Pittsburgh — The American Iron and Steel Institute urged the Trump administration Wednesday to identify the steel manufacturing sector and its workers as "essential" in directives responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
PennEast Pipeline asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a two-year extension to put its natural gas pipeline project in service after difficulties in obtaining permits and right of way in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
A U.S. attorney is seeking to depose employees and representatives of Justice Energy to help locate potential assets to satisfy a $1.2 million civil contempt sanction, but company lawyers suggested Justice Energy might be unable to pay.
In a sign that some areas of the U.S. thermal coal market could still be flooded with coal, a power generator in West Virginia wants to sell its own excess supply to deal with a growing stockpile and a long-term contract with a nearby mine.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.