Chukchi Sea

Two U.S. Navy Vessels Collide

News that the Interior Department has reaffirmed Shell’s right to drill in the Chukchi Sea off the Alaskan coast is an important step toward to Arctic energy development. While the company still must secure individual drilling permits and overall federal approval of its exploration plan, this week’s action advances the larger objective of safe and… Keep reading →

House Holds Hearing On Protecting U.S. Electrical Grid

Energy and climate stakeholders were surprised by news Thursday that Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif. will retire at the end of the year after 40 years in Congress. “Waxman was also a champion of environmental causes. He was one of the chief architects behind a 1990 upgrade to air pollution laws, and in 2009, along with… Keep reading →