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  • State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

    State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking
    Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem with that wager could turn on how we're going to handle fracking and the hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic waste it produces.
  • Life-saving train design is rarely used

    Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the collision between a Southern California commuter train and a truck abandoned on the tracks was this: No one died and only eight people on board were admitted to hospitals. Officials with the Metrolink train...

    Train car design reduced impact in Southern California crash

    After a horrific crash a decade ago that killed 11 people and injured 180 more, Southern California's commuter train network began investing heavily in passenger cars designed to protect passengers from the full force of a collision with another train...

    Sports TV and radio: Friday's 2/20 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Coverage of tournaments in Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, Delray Beach and Marseille.--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Golf: Indian Open second round (d. in New Delhi).--Golf 9 a.m.    Football: NFL combine (offensive linemen and tight ends).--NFL Net....

    NASA Wallops concerned with potential offshore drilling

    Twenty days after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill rocked the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the U.S. Department of Interior canceled the proposed sale of a gas and oil drilling lease, Lease 220, off Virginia's coast. Almost five years later, the possibility...