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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...
  • Michael Mann's counterstrike in the climate wars

     
    Climate change may have dropped off the national political agenda, but unfortunately that doesn't mean the problem has gone away. As of January, the Earth's atmosphere contained 393 parts per million of carbon dioxide. And rising. To understand why that'...
  • Krancer: So far no incidents in drilling country.

     
    In a brief interview this afternoon, state Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer said he was pleased by the response of the state's drillers to Hurricane Sandy. Krancer said the agency had reached out to industry trade groups, such as the......
  • EPA proposes nation's strictest smog limits ever

    EPA proposes nation's strictest smog limits ever
    The Environmental Protection Agency proposed the nation's strictest-ever smog limits this morning, a move that could put large parts of the country in violation of federal air quality regulations. The EPA proposed allowing a ground-level ozone...
  • Tougher smog standards: New EPA proposal would lower limit to 60-70 parts per billion

    Chicago and other urban areas across the U.S. would need to clamp down harder on air pollution under tough smog limits proposed Thursday by the Obama administration, which scrapped a George W. Bush-era rule that ignored the latest scientific advice. More...
  • Obama to launch ocean initiative

    Obama to launch ocean initiative
    President Obama on Monday is set to create a national stewardship policy for America's oceans and Great Lakes, including a type of zoning that could dramatically rebalance the way government regulates offshore drilling, fishing and other marine...
  • End of mercury thermometers is near

    End of mercury thermometers is near
    It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction. While many Maryland residents probably still have them in their...
  • Dems to Bush: Drop dead on oil drilling

     
    by Frank James House Democrats responded to President Bush's proposal to end the moratorium on drilling for oil offshore as well as in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by telling the president to drop dead, although they used a......
  • U.S. Gas, Oil Demand Falls Dramatically in 2008

     
    So, here???s some good news ??? or bad, depending on your point of view: U.S. demand for oil decreased dramatically over the past year. According to the American Petroleum Institute, demand for oil shrank to the lowest levels since 2003.......