North Carolina regulators Wednesday announced the latest round of setbacks for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline — delaying a decision on the project’s clean water certificate until as late as February and postponing several other environmental permits.
As much as $5.6 billion in solar investments and nearly 15,000 jobs in four Southeast states would be at risk if President Trump places tariffs on imported solar panels, according to an industry analysis.
President Donald Trump’s choice to head a federal coal mine regulator, like more than one of his nominees, is a vocal critic of the very agency he’s being asked to lead.
While training opportunities abound for installers, a series of workshops in three southern cities aims to bring architects and other design professionals up to speed on solar.
As a high-profile hearing over Duke Energy’s proposed rate hike in North Carolina continues, an expert witness for anti-poverty and environmental groups said the utility’s own data prove it should lower – not raise – the flat monthly fee it levies on residential customers.
Thirty-five years after the birth of the environmental justice movement, advocates say regulators and developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are falling short in their obligations to tribes and other communities of color.
For the fourth time, the administration of North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has asked developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline for more information, possibly pushing a final decision on the controversial natural gas project into 2018.
A new plan seeks to promote solar installations in an effort to help revive southwest Virginia’s economy.
Despite a unanimous vote by a citizen’s air pollution board earlier this month, Virginia faces several hurdles, including possible court and legislative challenges, before it could join a regional carbon emissions trading network.
Florida law requires utilities to keep electric bills low and to expand clean energy use. Yet Florida’s heavy reliance on natural gas has exposed ratepayers to economic risk and market volatility, according to advocates.
With a key deadline two weeks away, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper still has not designated a state agency to accept Volkswagen settlement funds – a crucial step toward deploying $92 million to clean up heavy-duty vehicles and build out electric car charging infrastructure in the state.