Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rules
The methane rule forces energy companies to capture methane burned off at drilling sites on public lands.
Trump dumps Obama’s ‘clean’ energy plan
Order initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants.
Trump is second president to tout unfinished Intel factory
The company pulled back from finishing the factory in 2014, but plans to have it completed within four years.
China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions
Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”
Canada pushes for border bill as US lawmakers return to work
Zika research, appointment of a Supreme Court justice, and the TPP trade deal highlight high-profile issues.
NA leaders confront rising tide of protectionism
Obama, Trudeau and Nieto stress need for economic cooperation.
Clean power projects from Three Amigos agreement to increase exports
Canada, the US, and Mexico will commit to generating at least 50% of their electricity from clean power sources by 2025.
Trudeau should have pressed Obama on Keystone, Ambrose says
Interim Conservative leader says the pipeline was rejected for political reasons, not scientific ones.
Congress bans import of forced labour products
A loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law has failed to keep products of forced and child labour out of America.
Keystone XL writedown pushes TransCanada to $2.5B loss in Q4
Loss didn’t prevent the oil giant from announcing a dividend increase for the 16th year in a row.
Obama seeks to double clean energy R&D funding by 2020
Proposal is part of the “Mission Innovation” initiative the US president announced at last year’s U.N. climate conference.
TransCanada to launch NAFTA claim over Keystone XL rejection
Pipeline firm said it will be looking to recover US$15 billion in costs and damages from the US government.
Alberta premier says Canadians need progressive climate change plan
Notley’s priorities include less coal-fueled electricity, an energy efficiency programs and other carbon reduction measures.
How Harper’s old schoolmate helped kill Keystone XL
The Vermont environmentalist claims to have had the same upbringing as the outgoing prime minister.
Obama refuses Keystone XL permit: AP sources
Decision caps a seven-year saga that became one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of Barack Obama’s presidency.
Keystone XL can still be salvaged if Canada acts on climate, ex-exec says
Dennis McConaghy says putting a price on carbon is the last option available to make the case for the cross-border pipeline.
Obama proposing nearly 50% cut to oil, gas production methane emissions
Officials estimate the rules could cost industry up to $420 million in 2025.
EPA tightens landfill standards to reduce methane emissions
Federal agency says the new standards will cost about $55 million to implement over the next 10 years.
TransCanada braces for Keystone XL rejection, already planning next move
One possible response is a challenge under NAFTA to recoup damages from the US government.
Limiting power plant emissions “key” step in US climate change fight, Obama says
Plan imposes stricter carbon dioxide limits on states than was previously expected: a 32% cut by 2030, compared with 2005 levels.
NY wins $600M for photonics R&D and manufacturing hub
Photonics “ecosystem” will include foundry access, automated packaging, assembly and workforce development.
Obama, Republicans mount quick, bipartisan rescue on trade agenda
Republican-controlled House expected to vote June 18 to give Obama enhanced negotiating authority on TPP deal.
Unions go all out to stop Obama’s trade agenda
US President wants fast track powers to offer trade proposals that Congress can ratify or reject, but not change.
Cyberattack attempts against US will accelerate: Obama
President blames old systems for detecting intrusions; US upgrading equipment agency by agency.
Obama urges approval of new US-China nuclear agreement
There’s concern from both parties that China is supplying Iran and North Korea with sensitive technologies.
Obama trade agenda suffers setback in US Congress
Canada has described fast-track as a necessary condition for completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
US trade deficit swells to 6-year high of $51.4B in March
Commerce Department says data reflects flood of imports.
Obama vents with his anger translator [VIDEO]
Comedian Keegan-Michael Key voices US president’s many frustrations over pipelines, climate change and immigration.
Senate poised to advance Obama’s fast track trade bill
But unions hope to kill it.
Obama rallies support for job training over tax cuts
Tech Hire program encourages business, education, government collaboration to train people for technology jobs.
Obama envoy ends first year in Canada, pointing to areas of accord
US ambassador says the Keystone XL pipeline shouldn’t overshadow the many positives between the two countries.
Oil sands extraction is ‘extraordinarily dirty’ process, Obama says
US president tells college students his decision to veto the pipeline wasn’t the last word on the matter.