Jeff Brady

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Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Capturing carbon emissions from coal plants would reduce coal's effect on climate change. But high costs and other factors have stymied efforts to use that technology at more U.S. power plants.


Expected Executive Actions On Climate Change Policies Aim To Ensure Focus On Energy Independence

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump will sign executive actions Tuesday that aim to roll back a sweeping set of climate policies put in place by the Obama administration. A moratorium on new coal leases on public lands, a rule designed to address methane emissions from oil and gas operations and the Clean Power Plan, will all get a review.


U.S. State Department Issues Permit For Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The move reverses former President Barack Obama's 2015 decision to reject the controversial pipeline.


Dakota Access Demonstrators Inspire New Pipeline Protests

Monday, March 06, 2017

Opponents lost their bid to stop the Dakota Access pipeline, but their effort has energized others. Pipeline protests are expanding across the country.


A Trump Voter And Facebook Insulter Talk It Out — In Person

Saturday, February 11, 2017

A commenter on NPR's Facebook page called Jamie Ruppert an "idiot" for voting for Donald Trump. We brought them together to talk it out.


'America First' Energy Plan Challenges Free Market Realities

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

While Barack Obama's energy policy focused on renewable power and climate change, President Trump is focused on extracting fossil fuels. Among big changes, some predict higher prices at the pump.


Iraqi Wife In Detroit: U.S. Immigration Treated My Husband Like A Criminal

Monday, January 30, 2017

An Iraqi family that emigrated to Michigan expected to be reunited. But then the father was detained in Philadelphia after a travel ban for people from seven, primarily Muslim countries, was ordered.


Trump Reportedly Called National Park Service Over Inauguration Crowd Photos

Friday, January 27, 2017

Trump ordered the agency to provide photos of crowds on the National Mall to prove the media had dishonestly reported attendance at his swearing-in, according to The Washington Post.


TransCanada Submits New Application To Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The pipeline would transport crude oil from Alberta to Nebraska. President Obama blocked it. President Trump told the company to refile for a permit and promised to speed the approval process.


Trump Takes Executive Action Designed To Speed Approval Of Oil Pipelines

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

President Donald Trump took executive action designed to speed approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Opponents say they will challenge the projects at every step.


Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The former Texas governor once said he would abolish the Department of Energy. Now, as Trump's pick for the agency head, he said said his view on that — and global warming — have changed.


In Rick Perry Energy Hearing, Questions On Nuclear Security, Environment

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.


A Trump Swing Voter Looks Ahead

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Voters in Pennsylvania's Luzerne County have reliably picked Democrats for president — until now. Jamie Ruppert is among those blue-collar, working-class voters who switched parties to vote Trump.


Transgender Americans Race To Finish Paperwork Before Trump Administration

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Transgender people are concerned how rights may change under the new president. Many are hurrying to complete the process of changing genders on government documents before Donald Trump is sworn in.


U.S. Likely To Become Net Exporter Of Energy, Says Federal Forecast

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The Energy Information Administration reports the shift will probably happen by 2030, and it credits domestic natural gas production. The agency says it is watching variables such as new technology.


Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

President Obama has placed large sections of the Arctic and the Atlantic Oceans off limits to oil drilling. The oil industry wants President-elect Trump to overturn the order when he takes office.


Obama Administration Issues Offshore Drilling Ban In Arctic And Atlantic

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The White House ordered an indefinite ban on offshore oil drilling in large parts of the Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Officials say President-elect Trump will not be able to automatically overturn it.


Rex Tillerson Gained Some Diplomatic Experience As ExxonMobil CEO

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of State. It may seem an odd choice at first, but running a big oil company requires sophisticated diplomatic skills.


Trump's Potential Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Is A Titan In The Oil Industry

Monday, December 12, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump may nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state. The oil executive is a giant in the business world, but not as well known in political circles.


For Many Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, The Fight Is Personal

Monday, November 21, 2016

The Dakota Access Pipeline protests attract people from all over the world. They all oppose the construction of the oil pipeline, and they come for many personal reasons, too.