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House Republicans want the White House to stop dragging its feet on a massive pipeline project that would reduce the nation's dependence on overseas oil and create thousands of jobs - all without drilling domestically.
The incandescent light bulb failed to earn a last-minute reprieve in the House on Tuesday, leaving the old-style bulb still facing a government-imposed death sentence when new regulations kick in at the end of this year.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Sunday the nuclear crisis in Japan will force American officials to re-evaluate the locations of nuclear reactors in the U.S., including the Indian Point Energy Center, a three-reactor facility about 40 miles north of New York City.
The nuclear crisis and fears of spreading radiation in Japan created a panic in world markets Tuesday while throwing a dark cloud over the nuclear industry and plans in the U.S. and Europe to start a nuclear renaissance.
Four years ago, Congress in its infinite wisdom extended daylight saving time (DST) by a month, with the goal of saving energy. Lots of energy.
It's like looking for an explosive needle in a haystack spread across every major airport on the planet.
BP took some of the blame for the Gulf oil disaster in an internal report issued Wednesday, acknowledging that it misread a key pressure test of the well. But in a possible preview of its legal strategy, the oil giant also pointed the finger at its partners on the doomed rig.
In an internal report released Wednesday, oil giant BP PLC blamed itself, other companies' workers and a complex series of failures for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the drilling rig explosion that preceded it.
BP could start plugging its broken deep-sea oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday night, more than three months after its rupture led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.