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Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns amid scrutiny
The director of Puerto Rico's power company has resigned amid ongoing blackouts and following scrutiny of a contract awarded to Whitefish Energy Holdings Inc.
Experts: Puerto Rico may struggle for more than a decade
Experts say Puerto Rico could face more than a decade of further economic stagnation and a steep drop in population as a result of Hurricane Maria
$1.6B Canada-New England hydropower project wins key permit
The US Department of Energy has granted a key permit for a $1.6 billion transmission project that would carry hydropower from Canada to energy markets in southern New England
Tribes make renewed push for pipeline protections
Two American Indian tribes in the Dakotas that are fighting the Dakota Access pipeline in court are making a renewed push to bolster protections for their water supply
Blackout hits Puerto Rico as power company reached goal
A major blackout has hit Puerto Rico's most populated region just as the government announced it had met its goal of 50 percent power generation nearly two months after Hurricane Maria struck as a Category 4 storm
Clearing ruins launches new phase in California fire cleanup
The second phase of cleanup from California's devastating wildfires has begun in blackened blocks of homes
California fire cleanup reaches new step: clearing ruins
Rumbling bulldozers have started scraping up the ash, charred wood and crumbled bricks left from thousands of homes and buildings destroyed by wildfires in California wine country
House approves bill to expand hydropower
The Republican-controlled House has approved a bill aimed at speeding up hydropower projects. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state, would define hydropower as renewable energy and streamline the way projects are licensed.
Trump gives Puerto Rico response a '10,' calls storm 'worse than Katrina'
President Donald Trump touted his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, giving the federal relief effort a “10,” after noting that the storm’s devastation was worse than that of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “I'd say it was a 10. I'd it was probably most difficult when you talk about relief,
US Virgin Islands in ruins from Hurricane Maria
Along with Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria left the U.S. Virgin Islands in ruins after it roared through the Caribbean last week. Before making landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, Maria ravaged St. Croix, the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Although there were no reports