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  • More pipelines the next phase of Marcellus Shale drilling boom

    The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over. After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage. With more than 8,000 shale...
  • Deal will keep fracking battle off Colorado ballot

    Deal will keep fracking battle off Colorado ballot
    Supporters of two Colorado ballot measures that would have curbed fracking in the state announced late Monday they were standing down, averting an expensive election-year fight that was creating uncertainty in both the governor’s and Senate races....
  • 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...
  • 'Green' gas plan offers climate-friendly home heating

    'Green' gas plan offers climate-friendly home heating
    (An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.) ---------------- (Another in an occasional...
  • 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...