Energy Dept. Biased Toward Fossil Fuels in Planned Study, Group Says

A leading environmental organization filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy on Monday, claiming the agency illegally withheld documents that would show bias in favor of traditional fossil fuels while conducting a study on the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid.

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Energy Department Accused of Ignoring Risks at Nuclear Facility

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Nuclear Watch filed a federal lawsuit against Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday, claiming the government’s plans to use a half-century-old Tennessee complex for a new uranium processing facility risks a catastrophic nuclear incident in the event of an earthquake.

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