Invasive carp: A fishy situation

Invasive carp: A fishy situation

WASHINGTON— Charlie Gilpin Jr. has been fishing on the Illinois and Mississippi rivers for almost 20 years, and invasive Asian carp have been a nuisance for as long as he can remember. Recently, he counted 23 carp inside his boat. They got there just by jumping. But...
Draft fracking regulations already drawing fire

Draft fracking regulations already drawing fire

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking flak for the first federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial technique for drilling for natural gas — and it hasn’t even formally announced them yet. “These new regulations will add...

Budget hearing turns into gasoline price fight

WASHINGTON — In a Senate hearing that was supposed to be about the Interior Department’s proposed $11.4 billion budget, senators instead bickered Tuesday over the question of whether President Barack Obama’s energy policies are responsible for skyrocketing gasoline...