A bimonthly digest of regional energy news
Increased coal exports contributed to minor gains in the industry for the first three quarters of 2017.
The Appalachia Storage and Trading Hub, which would store natural gas liquids, cleared the first of two application phases for a $1.9 billion loan from the U.S. Department of Energy.
President Trump imposed a four-year, 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels, in a move widely criticized by solar industry professionals.
The Tennessee Valley Authority backed away from a project that would have transmitted wind-generated energy from Oklahoma and Texas into the Southeast.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is considering a draft wastewater permit for the Kingston Fossil Plant that wouldn't enforce federal guidelines on pollutants until 2023.
While the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast pipelines have obtained approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, they still face widespread opposition.
China Energy Investment Corp., Ltd., signed a 20-year, $83.7 billion deal to invest in shale gas and chemical manufacturing in West Virginia, raising questions about long-term implications.
A federal district court in Virginia confirmed that citizens have the right to accompany mine inspections under federal and state law.
A new rule ordered by the North Carolina Utilities Commission has garnered praise from Duke Energy, while solar advocates fear it may harm the economic viability of solar projects.
An investigation by WBTV unveiled possible collusion between Duke Energy and two University of North Carolina at Charlotte professors studying the impact of Duke's coal ash ponds.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued licenses for two West Virginia hydropower projects in September despite concerns from the state's Department of Environmental Protection.
Environmental groups and an order of nuns are challenging the controversial pipeline in Pennsylvania.
University researchers were awarded $6 million to expand a project focused on extracting rare earth elements from coal byproducts.
Kopper Glo Mining is seeking a second permit to release pollution from its nearly 1,500-acre proposed Claiborne County, Tenn., strip mine into public waterways. Attendees at a public hearing voiced a number of concerns.
Citizen and environmental groups continue to challenge the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline and Mountain Valley Pipeline as the companies behind the pipelines push for rushed decisions.