Energy industry

Rep. Ryan Zinke, right, R-Mont., arrives in Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 14, 2016 - 5:18 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana made no secret of his ambitions to join a Donald Trump Cabinet, and yet his nomination as interior secretary is in some ways an unlikely fit for the retired U.S. Navy SEAL. Zinke, 55, was an early supporter of the president-elect and publicly...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2013 file photo, Solomon, a golden eagle, perches on a branch at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center in Hayward, Calif. The Obama administration on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, finalized a that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years _ even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles.According to keepers, a wind turbine near the Altamont Pass severed a portion of Solomon's left wing in 2000 leaving him unable to fly or survive in the wild. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
December 14, 2016 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years — even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles. Under the new rule, wind companies and other power...
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December 14, 2016 - 1:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — Oil and gas company BP said Wednesday it will move headquarters staff for its onshore division from Houston to Denver because of the region's importance as an energy hub. David Lawler, CEO of the BP Lower 48 division, said there are increasing business opportunities in the Rockies,...
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December 14, 2016 - 1:39 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government won't send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested, drawing a sharp rebuke Wednesday by the county sheriff who wanted the help as well as the head of the National Sheriffs'...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2013 file photo, Solomon, a golden eagle, perches on a branch at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center in Hayward, Calif. The Obama administration on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, finalized a that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years _ even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles.According to keepers, a wind turbine near the Altamont Pass severed a portion of Solomon's left wing in 2000 leaving him unable to fly or survive in the wild. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
December 14, 2016 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years — even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles. Under the new rule, wind companies and other power...
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In this Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, photo, Belinda Kurian pulls thread made from recycled plastic bottles as it's processed at the Repreve Bottle Processing Center, part of the Unifi textile company, in Yadkinville, N.C. On Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for November. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 14, 2016 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production dropped sharply in November, mainly because power plants reduced output due to unusually warm weather. The Federal Reserve reported Wednesday that output at America's factories, mines and utilities fell 0.4 percent last month. It was another sign that...
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