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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...
  • 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...
  • Energy efficiency lags in Sunshine State

    The business of conserving electricity is surging seemingly everywhere — except in Florida, said many attending the Association of Energy Service Professionals conference in Orlando on Tuesday. Yet none of the exhibitors or organizers at the...
  • Home & Garden: A quick energy audit could save you big bucks this winter

    If you are winterizing your home to protect against the headache of frozen pipes and potential water damage, conducting a quick, three-step energy audit now can help prevent nasty surprises when the heating bill arrives. It's human instinct to increase...
  • Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro

    Kids of Character: Dylan Navarro
    Dylan Navarro Age: 13 School: Driftwood Middle School Academy of Health and Wellness in Hollywood Grade: Eighth Hometown: Hollywood Trait: Citizenship As leader for both his school's energy reduction and recycling teams, Dylan is doing his...
  • 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...
  • 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...