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Congressional panel splits on regulation of ‘orphaned’ oil and gas wells

Members of a U.S. House Natural Resources panel agreed Thursday on the need to clean up and cap abandoned oil and gas wells, but...

White House aims sales pitch for infrastructure plan at the states

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s 7,540 miles of highway roads in poor condition. Florida’s $100 billion in damages over the last decade from extreme weather events. The 1 in 4 Idahoans with...

Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native...

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Three Ohio energy giants haven’t paid federal income taxes in three...

They're making billions and they've gotten hefty subsidies from ratepayers. Yet three big energy companies doing business in Ohio haven't paid federal income tax since the 2017 Trump tax cuts, according to a new report.

Proposals call for expanded passenger rail service in Ohio

Biden administration, Amtrak proposing new passenger rail connecting Ohio's "Three-C" cities The possibility of expanded passenger rail service in Ohio has some residents brainstorming how...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant spending to address climate change, providing...

Biden unveils $2T plan to rebuild infrastructure, create jobs, move to...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday in Pennsylvania unveiled a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding...

House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON  — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

Increases in royalties paid by oil and gas producers, lease rates...

Interior Department officials indicated Thursday the Biden administration would change some federal oil and gas policies in an effort to roll back the aggressive...

Local control, or killing renewables? Bill sparks debate

A bill that would allow neighbors to block wind turbines and solar arrays in the rural corners of Ohio is sparking an intense debate...
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