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  • EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants

    The Obama administration Monday morning unveiled its far-reaching proposal to curb climate change by substantially restricting emissions at power plants, a plan that promises to set off intense debate across the country amid the president’s...
  • New England Leading The Way In Capping Carbon Emissions

    New England Leading The Way In Capping Carbon Emissions
    New England's five-year head start on capping greenhouse gases is expected to make light work of a requirement proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. The rule proposed Monday requires...
  • Gas boom dulls carbon rule's effect

    Despite fears that the Obama administration's proposed rule to curb carbon-dioxide pollution could wreak severe damage on the economy, the true effect is likely to be much more modest. And a key reason can be linked to the nation's boom in natural gas...
  • 'Gilbert the Great' Imaginative Tale With Impressive Ensemble

    'Gilbert the Great' Imaginative Tale With Impressive Ensemble
    The show: "Gilbert the Great" by Broken Umbrella Theatre at Erector Square in New Haven. What makes it special?: The premiere of a work by the young theater company who made an impression last June with "Freewheelers" at the International Festival of...
  • Gas export facility clears hurdle

    Gas export facility clears hurdle
    A proposed natural gas export facility in Southern Maryland cleared another hurdle Thursday, when a federal review found the controversial project poses no significant risks to nearby residents' safety and no major environmental impacts. The Federal...
  • Puppet helps Kimball Hill students with STEM concepts

    Puppet helps Kimball Hill students with STEM concepts
    When Mr. McGreeley the puppet visited their kindergarten classrooms at Kimball Hill Elementary School in Rolling Hills last week, students did not merely giggle and sing along. They also learned about science, technology, engineering and math. Jeanne...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production

    Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production
    The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry. Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
  • Tesla to raise $1.6 billion to build battery factory

    Tesla to raise $1.6 billion to build battery factory
    (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc said on Wednesday it plans to raise $1.6 billion from investors to finance a new battery factory that will help the upstart U.S. automaker reach its goal of producing a lower-priced, mass-market electric car by 2017. Tesla...
  • SoCalGas names a new CEO: Dennis V. Arriola

    SoCalGas names a new CEO: Dennis V. Arriola
    Dennis V. Arriola, the son of Mexican immigrants who first settled in a trailer home in Compton, has been named chief executive of Southern California Gas Co. The 53-year-old becomes the company's first Latino chief executive, taking the helm of the...
  • Volkswagen workers reject union at Chattanooga plant, a blow to UAW

    Volkswagen workers in Tennessee narrowly voted to reject joining a union, crushing the United Automobile Workers union's attempt to unionize a foreign-owned car factory for the first time, officials announced late Friday. The 712-626 vote (53%-47%)...