Energy & Industry
Legislative barriers to more widespread community solar remain, although some states are taking action.
Conservation, wilderness and water provisions long in the works were added to the massive energy bill.
The coal company has declared bankruptcy and is backing away from a project that sparked environmental concerns.
Advocates hope the timber-rich state’s decision to ditch coal could help revive the struggling industry.
Low prices have energy companies and communities reeling as rig counts plummet and unemployment climbs.