| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:14 PM
I am writing this letter to voice my dismay with the decision of First Energy to close the Hatfield Ferry and Mitchell power stations in Southwest Pennsylvania, due to increased regulatory pressure from the Environmental ProtectionAgency (EPA). Since 1996...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:59 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A company that manufactures small motors and related products said Tuesday that it will close its plant here by the end of 2014, laying off about 330 employees. Regal Beloit said in a news release that it will transfer the work of the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:02 PM
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, said the impact of two Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant closures reaches beyond the coal industry — it impacts anyone who pays electric bills.
FirstEnergy, the Akron, Ohio-based parent company of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:41 AM
BOW, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama's push to fight global warming has triggered condemnation from the coal industry across the industrial Midwest, where state and local economies depend on the health of an energy sector facing strict new...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The head of the California Public Utilities Commission said Tuesday that the permanent closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant leaves significant unanswered questions about the future energy supply for Southern California, particularly for San Diego and...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Funeral services for two sisters killed in the Memorial Day crash in Newport Beach that took the lives of five teenagers are scheduled Sunday in Corona del Mar.
Services for Robin Cabrera, 17, and Aurora Cabrera, 16, both of Irvine, will be held at...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The decades-old tradition of shutting down U.S. auto factories for two weeks around July may be coming to an end, experts say, pushed out by strong demand and staggered vehicle launch dates.
With sales booming, Ford Motor Co., for example, said it...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:03 PM
An executive with the company that manufactured faulty equipment that led to the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear plant defended decisions made in the design of the replacement steam generators. The company made choices in designing support structures...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:36 AM
PLYMOUTH – A Plymouth manufacturer has suddenly shut its doors, taking its 110 workers and the city by surprise.
Many of them are upset the company didn't give proper notice of the plant closing. The federal WARN act says 60 days notice must be...
| Jan 9, 2013
The shutdown of a 102-year-old California manufacturing company points to a major flaw in California's industrial development policy:
We don't have one.
The company is Pneumatic Scale Angelus, which turned out top-of-the-line machines for sealing lids...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them.
Some feedlots in the nation's major cattle-producing states have already...