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  • No studies, no fracking

    No studies, no fracking
    During this presidential election season, we Americans may not agree on everything. But one thing we do agree on is this: Only through democracy and open debate can we hope to solve our toughest challenges as a nation. Unfortunately, here in Maryland,...
  • ROAD WARRIOR: Gas prices at nine-tenths of a cent: When, and why?

    Q: Why is gasoline charged at $3.799 per gallon? I'm questioning the nine-tenths part. Who was responsible for this addition to the price? Probably some government agency. — Kathryn Thompson, Hanover Township, Lehigh County  Q: Why does the...
  • Gov. Corbett's gasoline untax may raise $1.85 billion

    Gov. Corbett's gasoline untax may raise $1.85 billion
    There are things that make California more attractive, in some ways, than Pennsylvania. There is Yosemite, of course, and it's nice to have either an In-N-Out or a sushi joint on just about every block in some areas, such as the San Fernando Valley....
  • Taking a hard look at fracking from the ground up

    Your coverage of the fracking conference held by Maryland environmental, faith and health organizations ("Activists rally for fracking conference", Dec. 9) states that activists met "to organize a push for a legislative ban" on fracking. The focus of...
  • New U.S. rules seek cleaner gasoline

    New U.S. rules seek cleaner gasoline
    The Obama administration is expected to propose new rules today that would slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, one of the most significant steps the administration can take this term toward cutting air pollution, people with knowledge of the...
  • Locals react to new EPA regulations

    Locals react to new EPA regulations
    Would you pay more at the pump if it meant a cleaner environment? New regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency are designed to reduce gas emissions resulting in cleaner air. The White House says the change would raise gas prices by about a...
  • Thomas J. Ahrens dies at 74; Caltech geophysicist

    Thomas J. Ahrens dies at 74; Caltech geophysicist
    Thomas J. Ahrens, a Caltech geophysicist who pioneered the academic use of shock waves to study minerals under high temperatures and pressures such as those found at the center of the Earth, died Nov. 24 at his home in Pasadena. He was 74. The cause of...
  • Md. could get 5th highest gas tax under O'Malley plan

    Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed applying Maryland's 6 percent general sales tax to the price of gasoline, Michael Dresser reports in the paper. Maryland would be the eighth state to put a general sales tax on motor fuels on top of a state excise tax,...
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  • Ron Paul on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Jon Huntsman on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    CNN's "Reliable Sources" looks at the Herman Cain coverage with Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post, Jonathan Martin of Politico and Keli Goff of Loop21.com. The program starts at 11 a.m. Adam Buckman of TVHowl.com and Gail Shister of TVNewser.com...
  • Exports help drive record U.S. refinery production

     
    The amount of gasoline and other fuels produced by U.S. refineries reached a new record for October, compared to the same month in previous years, according to the American Petroleum Institute's (API)monthly statistical release. But a big part of that...