Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now
By JONATHAN FAHEY
The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released today.
$1B water spending plan heads to Calif. governor
By FENIT NIRAPPIL
A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation.