May 14, 2013 The International Energy Agency says U.S. shale output and petroleum from Canada's tar sands are transforming global energy markets.
April 24, 2013 Up until now, the U.S. has had the same rules for all oil pipelines. But the EPA says pipelines that carry tar sands oil, like the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, should have special standards. That's because tar sands oil spills can release harmful air pollution and are vastly more difficult to clean up than conventional oil spills.
April 10, 2013 A brief history of America, as seen through energy sources — from wood to nuclear power, and beyond.
April 3, 2013 We've become more energy efficient in the last five decades, but what does that mean for total energy use? The answer, in two graphics.
April 2, 2013 Critics argue that wind turbine syndrome is a fictional malady perpetuated by people angered by the wind turbines in their communities. Now ear, nose and throat experts are finally weighing in on whether it could be real.
April 1, 2013 MRThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15. This move could come just as widespread support for ethanol, which is made from corn, appears to be eroding.
March 31, 2013 The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.