natural gas


Burning methane gas.

Methane leaks are pollution — and waste

Aug 18, 2015
The EPA is issuing rules limiting methane leaks in the drilling, production and transportation of natural gas and oil.
Posted In: methane, natural gas, Environmental Protection Agency, oil industry
Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas.

One fossil fuel won't lower its emissions: natural gas

Aug 4, 2015
Natural gas produces only half the carbon-dioxide emissions as coal, but its emissions will grow as it continues to replace coal.
Posted In: Obama administration, carbon-dioxide emissions, natural gas

Nuclear renaissance ebbs at largest public utility

Apr 27, 2015
The Tennessee Valley Authority is scaling back its plans for more nuclear power.
Posted In: nuclear power, natural gas, energy conservation, Tennessee Valley Authority
Filling up a Fiat Multipla with natural gas.

What it's like to drive a car powered by natural gas

Nov 10, 2014
Marketplace’s Scott Tong conducted a test drive on a recent reporting trip to Michigan.
Posted In: natural gas, cars, carbon emissions

The lingering effect of last year's tough winter

Oct 13, 2014
The U.S. Energy Department says heating costs are likely to be less this winter.
Posted In: winter, heating, natural gas

Three charts that show why your heating bill will fall

Oct 13, 2014
Natural gas prices are up but demand is expected to plummet, spelling savings.
Posted In: polar vortex, energy bills, heating, natural gas

U.S. natural gas could be geopolitical weapon

Mar 6, 2014
Lessening Ukraine and Europe's dependence on Russian energy.
Posted In: ukraine, fracking, natural gas

Natural gas bills are up and not just because of cold

Feb 25, 2014
Customers in the Northeast and Midwest are about to get big natural-gas bills, not only because they used a lot of gas during the freezing month of January.
Posted In: natural gas

Pennsylvania court: Towns can restrict fracking

Dec 20, 2013
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court has tossed out a big part of a law that would have allowed gas companies drilling wells to ignore local restrictions.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas

The war on the 'War on Coal'

Oct 30, 2013
The coal industry and its political supporters have launched their counterattack to EPA rules.
Posted In: coal, natgas, nat gas, natural gas, EPA