energy http://wwno.org en East Texans protest opening of Keystone pipeline's southern leg http://wwno.org/post/east-texans-protest-opening-keystone-pipelines-southern-leg An East Texas organization will protest TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday.&#160;<a href="http://www.nacstop.org/">NacSTOP</a> aims to draw attention to the dangers of transporting tar sands crude. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:01:00 +0000 editor 52590 at http://wwno.org Lawsuit Seeking More Review For Plaquemines Parish Coal Terminal http://wwno.org/post/lawsuit-seeking-more-review-plaquemines-parish-coal-terminal <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some </span>Plaquemines<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Parish residents and environmental groups are suing to stop a coal terminal proposed for Myrtle Grove. The state says the project should continue.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 47001 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Introduces Bipartisan Revenue-Sharing Plan For Coastal States http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-introduces-bipartisan-revenue-sharing-plan-coastal-states <p>Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is joining forces with Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska over energy revenue sharing.</p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 31655 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Pushes Interior Nominee for Revenue-Sharing Changes http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-pushes-interior-nominee-revenue-sharing-changes <p>Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is calling on the Obama administration’s nominee for Interior Secretary to support a bigger share of oil and gas revenue to coastal states.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, </span>Landrieu<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> told nominee Sally Jewell that offshore drilling along the Gulf Coast accounts for three times the production onshore in western and interior states.</span></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 30803 at http://wwno.org Gulf of Mexico Well Evacuated Due to Uncontrolled Gas Flow http://wwno.org/post/gulf-mexico-well-evacuated-due-uncontrolled-gas-flow <p><em><strong>This article has been updated.</strong></em></p><p>A natural gas well in the Gulf of Mexico, located approximately 50 miles east of Venice, is releasing gas uncontrolled and has been partially evacuated, according to the well's operator and&nbsp;<a href="http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/02/15/apache-preparing-to-drill-relief-well/" target="_blank">a report today in Fuel Fix</a>, an energy news website operated in part by the Houston Chronicle.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:49:56 +0000 Jason Saul 29380 at http://wwno.org Senator Landrieu Backing Keystone Pipeline http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-backing-keystone-pipeline <p>U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu is pushing for support of the Keystone pipeline.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 29333 at http://wwno.org Biofuels Plant to Open in St. Gabriel http://wwno.org/post/biofuels-plant-open-st-gabriel <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute plans a Jan. 25 opening for a pilot plant designed to produce biofuels and biochemicals from agricultural crops and byproducts.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26475 at http://wwno.org Michigan Voters To Decide Renewable Energy Mandate http://wwno.org/post/michigan-voters-decide-renewable-energy-mandate Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>There are business effects to some of the more than 170 statewide ballot measures to be decided in next month's elections. In California, voters will determine if labels should be required on genetically-modified food. People in Arkansas will vote whether to increase taxes for highways and bridges. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 08:47:00 +0000 Rebecca Williams 21473 at http://wwno.org Entergy, Cleco customers can expect some refunds soon http://wwno.org/post/entergy-cleco-customers-can-expect-some-refunds-soon <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials say customers at two Louisiana-based energy companies will be receiving refunds as credits on their energy bills this summer.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Members of the state&#39;s Public Service Commission voted to let Pineville-based electricity provider Cleco Corp. put a refund on its customers&#39; September bills.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:23:28 +0000 Sheila V Kumar | The Associated Press 16124 at http://wwno.org Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise http://wwno.org/post/miners-weather-slow-burn-coals-demise At some point today, you will probably flip on a light switch. That simple action connects you to the oldest and most plentiful source of American electricity: coal.<p>Since the early 1880s — when Edison and Tesla pioneered the distribution of electrical power into our homes — most of that power has come from the process of burning coal.<p>Four years ago, something started to change. First it was slow, and then this past month that change became dramatic. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Guy Raz & Lauren Silverman 15773 at http://wwno.org