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  • WASHINGTON, March 29- The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday that it would form a new committee to review royalty rates collected from oil and gas drilling and coal mining on federal lands to ensure taxpayers receive their full value. In January 2016, the administration of former Democratic President Barack Obama began a multiyear review of the federal...

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • "You know our nation can't run on pixie dust and hope, and the last eight years showed that," Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said before Trump signed the executive order on a stage at the Environmental Protection Agency lined with coal miners. "These initiatives prevent things from getting worse for coal, but they won't help much," said Charles Dayton, vice president...

  • 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...

  • March 23- California's air pollution regulator is due to hold a vote on Thursday on methane emission regulations that it says would be the strictest in the United States in controlling the second-most prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. In October 2015, the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak forced thousands to evacuate in Los Angeles' Porter Ranch...

  • ST. LOUIS, March 16- Peabody Energy Corp, the world's largest private sector coal producer, said on Thursday it expects to exit its Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early April after a U.S. judge said he would approve its plan to slash over $5 billion of debt. Bankruptcy Judge Barry Schermer said he was ready to sign an order to approve Peabody's bankruptcy emergence once...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • Under a deal announced on Monday, Peabody said it had arranged for $1.26 billion in third-party bonds and $14.5 million in a state bond pool in Indiana, one of the states where it held self-bonds, to fully satisfy its financing requirements. It's also another example of how credit markets and banks seem to be more willing to open up their books to coal companies, "...

  • Concerns over how Peabody, the world's largest private-sector coal miner, would finance about $1 billion in self-bonds when it emerges from bankruptcy protection had led a series of complaints over its reorganization plan. Under a deal announced on Monday, Peabody said it had arranged for $1.26 billion in third-party bonds and $14.5 million in a state bond...

  • TORONTO, March 6- Canada's Cameco Corp, the world's second-biggest uranium producer, is exploring the sale of its U.S. production facilities, its chief executive said on Monday, as a six-year industry slump drags on. Cameco, which has been cutting costs and curbing production, is in the early stages of evaluating the sale of its mines in Wyoming and Nebraska, but also...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- The road to the governor's mansion is not always paved with public-service positions. Many state leaders got their starts in much humbler jobs before they even thought about running for office. The bad part was that you had to be there at 6 a.m. Since I had to ride my bike 4 miles to get there, I had to get up at 5.

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to head the Interior Department as the White House seeks to increase fossil fuel production on federal lands. Representative from coal-producing Montana, won confirmation by a vote of 68 to 31, with several Democrats joining Republicans, who lead the chamber.

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- President Donald Trump's pick to head the Interior Department is expected to be confirmed easily by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning as the White House seeks to increase fossil fuel production from federal lands. If the Senate confirms Zinke, he will head an agency that employs more than 70,000 people across the country and oversees more...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 24- Refiners and pipeline shippers in the Salt Lake City area are facing new delays obtaining crude oil after a pipeline outage last week was followed by snow on Friday that made it difficult to deliver much-needed oil by truck. The 16- inch Wahsatch pipeline can carry roughly 100,000 barrels per day of crude from locations near Evanston, Wyoming, to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the four-week average of claims fell to its lowest level since 1973, pointing to strengthening labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 244,000 for the week...