| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:42 AM
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....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Tensions with Iran are adding at least 30 cents to a gallon of gasoline in the United States, and experts say gas prices have only just begun to rise.
Gasoline prices have surged over 10% in the last two months, largely tracking the runup in oil prices,...
| Feb 27, 2012
With gas prices on the rise consumers are again frustrated; and they want answers. Monday, students at Tulane University heard from an adviser for the American Petroleum Institute.
It's no secret; gasoline prices are causing pain at the pump.
| Mar 11, 2012
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Civil disobedience on behalf of causes we believe in is a time-honored American tradition ("Going to jail for the environment," August 22). Another time-honored American tradition is keeping an open mind about the issues, listening to different views...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Of course, the representative of the American Petroleum Institute would promote a tar sands oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. ("Keystone XL pipeline is a step toward the future," Aug. 25). Unfortunately, this is not, as the headline says, "a step...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Letter writer Cindy Schild, a spokeswoman for the American Petroleum Institute, claims the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude oil from Canada is needed to create jobs ("Keystone XL pipeline is a step toward the future", Aug. 22). Environmental effects...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:48 AM
In a decision that outraged public health experts and environmentalists Friday, President Barack Obama announced that he had directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to do anything further to lower smog in the air until 2013 — after...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Officials representing four top donors to Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming energy conference are among a select group of speakers guaranteed an audience before a group of southern lawmakers, government officials and business...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 9:22 AM
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,...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 8:43 AM
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...