Officials mark start of build on nation's first offshore wind farm

Construction off Block Island is expected to begin this summer, and the small wind farm is expected to be operating in the fall of 2016.

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Oil and gas drilling remains slow in Wyoming amid low prices

Drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming has sunk to the lowest rate since 1999 amid oil prices that are too low for petroleum companies to invest in new exploration.

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Statoil committed to end routine oil and gas flaring by 2030

Statoil and several other oil companies and nations joined together today to commit, for the first time, to end the practice of routine gas flaring at oil production sites by 2030.

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Georgia Power shutters power units to meet state regulations

Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of a plan that was approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission.

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Judge blocks Navajo coal mine expansion

A federal judge has blocked efforts by a Navajo Nation coal mine to expand operations within its permitted area in northwestern New Mexico.

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Greenpeace group leaves Arctic offshore rig after six-day stay

Six Greenpeace activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean six days ago, the organization said.

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