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  • WASHINGTON— The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. Once the budget plan passes through the GOP- controlled Congress, the House and Senate can then advance a follow-up tax overhaul measure without fear of a filibuster by...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Alaska, Kansas, North Dakota and Pennsylvania each gained one rig. Texas lost four rigs, Oklahoma declined by three, California lost two and Louisiana and West Virginia each declined by one. Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • PINEDALE, Wyoming, Oct 12- A U.S. government proposal to improve cellphone service at Yellowstone National Park, including the installation of microwave dish antennas, will mar views at one of the park's most scenic spots, Mt. Washburn, the second highest peak and a popular hiking destination in a park that sits mostly in Wyoming. Yellowstone spokesman Jonathan...

  • PINEDALE, Wyoming, Oct 12- A U.S. government proposal to improve cellphone service at Yellowstone National Park, including the installation of microwave dish antennas, will mar views at one of the park's most scenic spots, Mt. Washburn, the second highest peak and a popular hiking destination in a park that sits mostly in Wyoming. Yellowstone spokesman Jonathan...

  • PINEDALE, Wyoming, Oct 12- A U.S. government proposal to improve cellphone service at Yellowstone National Park, including the installation of microwave dish antennas, will mar views at one of the park's most scenic spots, Mt. Washburn, the second highest peak and a popular hiking destination in a park that sits mostly in Wyoming. Yellowstone spokesman Jonathan...

  • The EPA is obliged to regulate carbon emissions after it found in 2009 that pollution caused by such emissions endangers human health. Any replacement rule will be done carefully, properly, and with humility, by listening to all those affected by the rule, "said the EPA. Pruitt said on Monday in Kentucky that he would sign the repeal proposal, but the EPA unveiled the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 10- The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally proposed on Tuesday to scrap the agency's Obama-era plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, as the Trump administration seeks to slash fossil fuel regulation. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a notice that the agency intended to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 10- The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally proposed on Tuesday to scrap the agency's Obama-era plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, as the Trump administration seeks to slash fossil fuel regulation. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a notice that the agency intended to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 10- The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a formal proposal on Tuesday to scrap and replace a plan devised by the agency under former President Barack Obama to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The EPA set in motion a process to replace the plan, and will take comments on its proposal for 60 days.

  • HOUSTON— The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by four this week to 936.. Texas lost three rigs, Pennsylvania and Wyoming lost two each, and Louisiana shed one rig. Alaska, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • Company president Brad Smith launched the TechSpark program Thursday in Fargo, a metropolitan area of more than 200,000 people that includes a Microsoft campus with about 1,500 employees. The other programs will be in Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. "This is really a blueprint for private-public partnerships," said North Dakota Gov.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration's policy of global energy dominance. Washington's Department of Ecology rejected a water quality permit for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Washington state on Tuesday rejected a key permit needed for a proposed terminal to export coal to Asia, another blow to companies eager to sell Wyoming and Montana coal to Asian markets and to the Trump administration's policy of global energy dominance. Washington's Department of Ecology rejected a water quality permit for the...

  • Sept 26- Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it would invest $373.8 million in five manufacturing plants in the United States to produce its first American-made hybrid powertrain, as it looks to build more vehicles in the market which it sells. The company would also start production of hybrid vehicle transmissions at its Buffalo, Wyoming facility and expand its...

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits jumped to its highest level in more than two years last week amid a surge in applications in hurricane-ravaged Texas, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming jobs market. A Labor Department official said last week's data had been impacted by Hurricane Harvey,...

  • Aug 31- A federal judge in California on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environmental damages linked by the state to Volkswagen AG's excess diesel emissions scandal. But because Volkswagens conduct took place during manufacturing, Congress determined that EPA, not the 50 States,...

  • Aug 31- A U.S. judge in California on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by the state of Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages in the German automaker's excess diesel emissions scandal. The ruling is a victory for the world's largest automaker by sales and could help prevent environmental claims by about a...

  • JUDGE REJECTS STATE OF WYOMING ENVIRONMENTAL CLAIMS LAWSUIT AGAINST VOLKSWAGEN AG IN DIESEL EMISSIONS CASE-- RULING.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 31- The dollar hit a two-week high versus the yen on Thursday, extending its gains after strong U.S. economic data bolstered expectations for a solid U.S. jobs report later this week. The greenback gained a lift after the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday revised up gross domestic product to a 3.0 percent annual rate in the second quarter, the...