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  • EPA likely to miss smog rule deadline... again

    EPA likely to miss smog rule deadline... again
    The Obama administration, facing withering criticism from business that onerous environmental rules are behind the stalled economy, looks poised to miss another key deadline for new standards to clean up smog, according to lobbyists and environmentalists....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Oil prices expected to rise with demand

    Oil prices expected to rise with demand
    Allentown's Tom Schweyer doesn't worry much about oil prices. His daily commute to work from Midway Manor to his job as an auditor in downtown Allentown is just six miles round trip. He walks to lunch. But as a numbers cruncher, he knows the rising...
  • On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest

    On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest
    On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest. A couple things: 1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
  • Gas and diesel prices rising again; big oil earnings expected

     
    Prices are rising again after consumers experienced only modest decreases in costs in May and June. CA_grph In California, the average price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $3.817, up from $3.803 a week ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report....
  • Clean natural gas? Not so fast, study says

     
    “Relying more on natural gas would reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, but it would do little to help solve the climate problem,” says Wigley, who is also an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide in Australia. “It would be many...
  • Identifying the job killers [The conversation]

     
    It's hard to avoid the sense of defeat when there are four people for every job opening, a "green" jobs plan that's disappointed so far and the threat of a double-dip recession on the horizon. Even the fall TV lineup,......
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