Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
(New Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – It was quite a mess on one section of New Haven road this morning. An oil tanker truck rolled over in the area of Kimberly Avenue and Ella T. Grasso […]
With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.
The manger of the region’s power grid says more natural gas must be made available in southern New England, to ensure reliable supplies during high demand in cold winter weather.
The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal energy officials say pipeline bottlenecks that drove up natural gas home heating prices in New England last winter could cause trouble when the weather again turns cold. At the same […]
(Storrs, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – It’s the final day of campaigning before a referendum on Scottish independence is held tomorrow. A break from the United Kingdom would mean a host of changes. Among them: the removal […]