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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...
  • Howard County warming up to geothermal heating and cooling

    Since they came out of the forest, our ancestors must have looked up to the skies for warm sunlight and cooling breezes. A few, looking down at natural steam vents and hot springs, found themselves able to take advantage of the earth itself for geothermal...
  • NEPA Energy Resource Center receives grant, and other company news

    NEPA Energy Resource Center receives $10,000 grant The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance's Energy Resource Center recently received a $10,000 grant from PPL Corp. The funding will help the center to provide technical assistance, training and...
  • Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast

    Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast
    The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists. The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean...
  • Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

    Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking
    Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest. If the rosy forecasts are correct, France is sitting on one of the biggest deposits of shale gas in Western Europe, enough to supply the country for...
  • Scam alert: Fraud flourishes in Florida

    Scam alert: Fraud flourishes in Florida
    They want to lower your interest rate, consolidate your debt, offer you a free home-energy audit or even take care of that outstanding arrest warrant. You know — the one you didn't realize you had. There's a wide world of fraud out there, and...
  • Russia's advantage

    Russia's advantage
    The European Union and the United States recognize that there are ways they could play constructive roles in resolving the Ukraine crisis. But some of the suggestions revolving around natural gas and oil being floated suggest a profound misunderstanding...
  • Study: Cars to Get 37.2 MPG by 2040

     
    The government's Energy Information Administration released its 2014 Annual Energy Outlook report, which had plenty of nuggets on what it expects Americans to drive between now and 2040. EIA expects overall vehicle-miles traveled to increase, on average,...
  • Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels

    Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels
    Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime. Today, the...
  • Historic Annapolis mansion considers eco-friendly upgrades

    Historic Annapolis mansion considers eco-friendly upgrades
    Faced with the challenge of keeping a historic mansion warm for elderly residents while reining in costs, the nonprofit organization that operates the 18th-century Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis is turning to 21st-century techniques to save the day....
  • From disaster comes knowledge

    Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach. Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...