High rents, revenues as oil boom ripples through North Dakota North Dakota is setting new oil production records every month, and it now ranks fourth among oil-producing states.
Oil brings millions of dollars in new revenue to the state treasury, but the boom is losing some of it's luster in oil country.September 16, 2010
Feds want tougher pipeline rules after accidents A gas explosion in California and the largest oil spill ever in the Midwest have raised new doubts about the safety of tens of thousands of miles of pipeline in the United States.September 15, 2010
Old-style coal plants expanding Utilities across the country are building
dozens of old-style coal plants that will cement the industry's
standing as the largest industrial source of climate-changing gases
for years to come.August 17, 2010
Green roofs may bring long-term energy savings Walking past the blank concrete walls of Williamson Hall, it's hard to imagine the roof was once a maze of diverse plant life. The University of Minnesota research project on green roofs is coming to a close, but the question remains of what to do with the research.July 25, 2010