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  • Fueling possibilities

    Virginia may never catch up to Texas when it comes to energy production. The Lone Star State's oil fields have made Texas far and away the nation's energy leader. They are unlike anything here in the commonwealth. Yet, for a savvy state with...
  • Will proposed pipeline lower natural gas prices in Lehigh Valley?

    Will proposed pipeline lower natural gas prices in Lehigh Valley?
    Building a natural gas pipeline through the Lehigh Valley to New Jersey could help lower natural gas prices a bit for Pennsylvania residents, but don't expect a savings windfall. It's more likely to help prevent prices from rising. "It won't make it...
  • Default rates going down for PPL customers

    The price of electricity for PPL Electric Utilities' default customers will drop slightly next month, the Allentown company announced Thursday. The new "price to compare" for residential customers will be 8.814 cents a kilowatt hour, down from the...
  • Consumer prices nudge up in May, but inflation remains tame

    Consumer prices nudge up in May, but inflation remains tame
    WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices rose in May for the first time in three months, but the increase was small and inflation over the past year remained tame, the Labor Department said Tuesday. The consumer price index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1% last...
  • TIC Gums expands in Harford County

    TIC Gums expands in Harford County
    TIC Gums in Harford County is perhaps the biggest privately owned player in an invisible part of the food industry. It's not chewing gum, though the company does get some visitors who assume that's what it makes. The name refers to a different kind of...
  • Message is mixed on fracking

    Message is mixed on fracking
    WASHINGTON -- One year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency finished testing drinking water in Dimock, Pa., after years of complaints by residents who suspected that nearby natural gas production had fouled their wells. The EPA said that for nearly...
  • Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement

    Report: Calvert Cliffs, other nuclear reactors at risk of early retirement
    A new report suggests that a substantial number of U.S. nuclear reactors — including one or both at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland — are at risk of early retirement. Mark Cooper with the Vermont Law School's Institute for Energy and...
  • Take a hike, Keystone pipeline

    I'm walking from Camp David to the White House starting Friday — 100 miles in the July heat. I'm doing this to honor the 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire near Prescott, Ariz., on June 30. These men died particularly horrifying deaths...
  • EPA report on fracking in Texas raises new concerns

    EPA report on fracking in Texas raises new concerns
    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency was justified in intervening to examine possible risks of gas drilling to Texas drinking water, the agency's internal watchdog reported Tuesday. But environmentalists say the report raises fresh...
  • Firms investing to fuel demand for natural gas vehicles

    Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens thinks his long bet on natural gas is finally paying off. The legendary oilman has long declared it his mission to wean America off its addiction to foreign oil. He co-founded an Orange County company that builds...
  • U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline

    U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline
    Carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s energy sector rose about 2% in 2013 after declining for several years, federal energy officials reported Monday. The reversal came because power plants last year burned more coal to generate electricity,...