Energy efficiency and conservation

April 23, 2018 - 7:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court has said the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided on Monday with a lawsuit brought last year by California, Maryland, New York,...
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April 20, 2018 - 12:06 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is setting a new goal for energy efficiency aimed at reducing energy demand and carbon emissions. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the new standards on Friday. They call for the state to reduce its energy consumption by 185 trillion BTUs by 2025 compared to...
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April 14, 2018 - 10:24 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to unveil new state energy efficiency standards before Earth Day on April 22 while Democrats in the state Senate are poised to reunify after years of infighting. A look at stories making news: ENERGY...
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April 14, 2018 - 9:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to unveil new state energy efficiency standards before Earth Day. The governor vowed to release new standards back in January. Last week, several clean energy and conservation groups delivered thousands of...
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In this April 3, 2018, photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 07, 2018 - 12:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has met with President Donald Trump to make his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing. Pruitt visited the White House Friday to discuss his agency's recent steps to...
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In this April 3, 2018, photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 06, 2018 - 8:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt met with President Donald Trump on Friday to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post amid a stream of questions about his ethical standing. Pruitt visited the White House to discuss his agency's...
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A sign criticizing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is seen posted on the base of a utility pole on the corner of H Street NW and 13 Street NW in Washington, Friday, April 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 06, 2018 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and his Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has met with President Donald Trump to lay out his case for why he should remain in his post...
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March 30, 2018 - 1:29 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards that were a pillar in the Obama administration's plans to combat climate change. It's not clear whether the announcement will include a specific number, but current...
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