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  • Trump will sign a decree on Tuesday to reverse former President Barack Obama's 2016 ban on new federal coal leases, part of a wide-ranging executive order to sweep away green regulations his administration says have hobbled the drilling and mining industries. "When we evaluate energy, let's look at the social cost of not having a job," Trumps Interior Secretary...

  • Trump is killing Obama's Clean Power Plan

    A senior administration officials says the president will sign an executive order to overhaul the Clean Power Plan.

  • Plumes of water vapor emit from the Tennessee Valley Authority Paradise Fossil Plant in Paradise, Kentucky.

    Here's what the Trump administration needs to understand about climate change when creating policy, says Jason Bordoff.

  • A "major" solar project in Northern Ireland is set to provide more than 32 megawatts of renewable energy to the grid.

  • Aerial view of coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.

    The president's rollback of a rule to cut planet-warming emissions from power plants will be lengthy process and face legal obstacles.

  • President Donald Trump looks on during a National Economic Council meeting in the Oval Office at the White House March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on expected executive orders from President Donald Trump on environmental protections for the energy sector.

  • WASHINGTON— Declaring an end to what he's called "the war on coal," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that eliminates numerous restrictions on fossil fuel production, breaking with leaders across the globe who have embraced cleaner energy sources. "That is what this is all about: bringing back our jobs, bringing back our dreams and making...

  • WASHINGTON— Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels.

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry pushed for opening Nevada's Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in a meeting with the state's governor on Monday, but the local leader said he remains staunchly opposed to the project. Most of Nevada's politicians question the long-term safety of the site and the transportation of radioactive waste through the state.

  • ANNAPOLIS, Md.— Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, a process better known as fracking. Fracking isn't being done in Maryland now, but a moratorium on issuing permits ends in October. "The Republican governor closest to D.C.— Larry Hogan of Maryland— has joined scientists and health leaders in agreeing that fracking...

  • The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The announcement marks a...

  • An environmental cleanup company says it is disappointed by a ruling from New Jersey's highest court that the state isn't on the hook for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay. New Jersey's Supreme Court has ruled the state isn't liable for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay. A company designated in 2013 by...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump signed a handful of measures Monday rolling back Obama-era regulations under the Congressional Review Act. It's part of a larger GOP effort to eliminate an array of regulations issued during President Barack Obama's final months in office and comes days after Trump's effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" failed.

  • New Jersey isn't on the hook for part of an $80 million toxic waste cleanup along the Raritan Bay, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday. The lawsuit was filed by NL Industries, a company designated in 2014 by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for the cleanup. NL Industries claimed the state knew lead-contaminated soil was being used to build a...

  • The Paris Agreement requires consensus for all decisions, meaning the withdrawal of a recalcitrant United States would make it easier for emitters such as China and the European Union to design details of a trillion-dollar shift from fossil fuels. In a step to undo environmental regulations introduced under former President Barack Obama, Trump will sign an...

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.