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A flare for burning excess methane, or natural gas. 

US Rule Would Limit Methane Leaks From Public Lands Drilling

The proposal by Interior's Bureau of Land Management would tighten limits on gas flaring on federal land and require energy companies to better detect methane leaks that add to planet-warming greenhouse gas pollution. read more >
Energy / Government & Politics

Arkansas Gets $5M for High-Priority Cleanup of Wells

The money is part of a larger federal initiative to deal with thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells across the nation. read more >
An offshore oil rig off the coast of Louisiana
Energy / Government & Politics

Biden Cancels Offshore Oil Lease Sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

The decision removes millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs. read more >
Energy / Government & Politics / Legal

Court Hearing: Did Biden Legally Suspend Oil Lease Sales?

Arkansas is among 13 states challenging the president's order. read more >
An offshore wind farm similar to the one being developed off the coast of New Jersey and New York. 
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Real Estate

US to Lease Nearly 500,000 Acres for Wind Power Development

It could lead to enough energy production to power up to 2 million homes. read more >
Washington County's 2.01-megawatt, 5,400 panel solar system on its south campus near Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Biden Administration Moves to Expand Solar Power on US Land

Officials approved two major solar projects and issued a call to nominate land for additional projects in Western states. read more >