News bites: Romney energy adviser gave to super PAC

The Associated Press reports that Harold Hamm, an energy adviser to Mitt Romney, is also a big donor to a super PAC associated with the candidate.

More from AP: “Hamm, whose company did not return telephone calls from The Associated Press, is among a group of energy tycoons who have made lucrative donations to Restore Our Future, a super PAC supporting Romney. Unlike the others, Hamm has matched his contributions with his role personally advising Romney on energy policy — blurring the line between the campaign and the super PACs that support them but are legally barred from coordinating with candidates.”

Britain outlined plans to finance new nuclear power plants this week, The New York Times reports.

Federal regulators approved a natural gas pipeline that will pass under the Hudson river, according to the Times.

NPR examines mining in Mongolia.



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