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  • Leo Denault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy Corporation is featured on Mad Money with Jim Cramer. June 10, 2016.

    Jim Cramer sat down with Leo Denault, the chairman and CEO of Entergy, to get his take on the president's climate policy.

  • BERLIN, June 24- A lawyer for one of the former Volkswagen managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germany, she told a German daily. A sixth person, former VW manager Oliver Schmidt, was arrested in February in Miami as he was about to fly to Germany. But leaving Germany...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Federal regulators say a proposed pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas for 300 miles across West Virginia and Virginia would have "significant" impacts on forests. But they say other adverse effects would be limited. The final environmental impact statement of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is largely favorable for...

  • JACKSON, N.J.— A lawsuit seeking to block a Six Flags theme park in New Jersey from cutting down nearly 15,000 trees to make way for a solar farm to power the park has been dismissed. A Superior Court judge said in a ruling Monday that the local governing boards in deciding to approve the project proposed by Six Flags Great Adventure and KDC Solar could weigh the...

  • Charlie Munger says Al Gore is 'not very smart,' but became filthy rich using this simple investing formula

    Charlie Munger says investors can do well by avoiding capital intensive companies and buying only service firms.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. Trump's speech in Iowa on Wednesday night was rife with misstatements. And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money.

  • RICHMOND, Va.— A 303- mile pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas across West Virginia and Virginia would have "significant" impacts on forests but other adverse effects would be limited, federal regulators said Friday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's final environmental impact statement is largely favorable for developers of the $3.5...

  • The rules, issued on the one-year anniversary of the law's signature by President Barack Obama, set standards for how the EPA will identify and evaluate high-priority chemicals and impose reporting requirements for industry. The EPA said last year it will review such common chemicals as asbestos and trichloroethylene that for decades have been known to...

  • But workers in Idaho will attempt just that starting Friday. A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property. "We've all got our fingers crossed that the tree is going to make it to its new location," said Mary Grandjean,...

  • A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

    Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are no longer threatened.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Trump's speech in Iowa on Wednesday night was rife with misstatements. And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money.

  • A 30 turbine tidal park off the coast Islay, Scotland, has been granted planning consent.

  • *China's aluminium output rising since March. *China aluminium output cuts could move the needle- analyst. LONDON, June 22- Aluminium prices held near six-week lows on Thursday as the market focused on rising supplies and exports from top producer China, lower output costs and higher inventories.

  • President Donald Trump has raised the idea of building a "solar wall" on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.

  • BEIJING, June 22- China must show patience in its "long war" against widespread soil pollution, the environment ministry said this week, with the country facing a clean-up bill that could reach as high as 1 trillion yuan. Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday, Qiu Qiwen, head of the soil environment department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, said the...

  • It would give Mississippi Power Co. 45 days from then to settle all rate matters regarding the $7.5 billion plant. Mississippi Power, a unit of Atlanta- based Southern Co., issued a statement saying it would review the order when issued, but declined to answer questions. The outline of the deal sought by the three elected commissioners calls for Mississippi Power...

  • *Norway will cut payments to Brazil if deforestation rises. OSLO, June 21- Norway has warned Brazil that funds to help protect the Amazon rainforest under a billion-dollar programme are in jeopardy because more forests are being destroyed, a Norwegian government letter showed on Wednesday. Brazil's President Michel Temer will meet Norway's Prime Minister...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • LANSING, Mich.— A company hired to analyze the worst-case scenario of an oil pipeline failure in the Straits of Mackinac has been fired because of a conflict of interest with Enbridge Energy, the state of Michigan announced Wednesday. An employee on the project subsequently worked on another project for Enbridge, which owns Line 5 in northern Michigan.

  • The U.K. government has announced funding for two clean energy projects.