| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:33 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Tough new limits on the amount of heat-trapping emissions new power plants can emit will likely accelerate a shift away from coal-fired power and toward electricity generated with natural gas, wind, and sunshine.
Power prices for...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:21 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:13 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Bolstered by the success of new technology, U.S. oil reserves surged by 15% in 2011 to the highest level recorded since 1985, a report said.
Proved oil reserves jumped by a record 3.8 billion barrels to 29 billion barrels, the third annual increase,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Natural gas is among the biggest issues in renewables because its low cost has disrupted global energy and manufacturing, including biofuels and bioproducts. While its price has made it a desirable fuel for heat and power generation and a feedstock to...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
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...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Yo! One of coolest things about working the Harrisburg beat is the realization that all aspects of Pennsylvania society comes together under the golden Dome. You see it when you walk past the offices of state representatives and senators who......
| Mar 8, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The oil and gas men started showing up in Antrim County in November and December, said Patty Niepoth, register of deeds for the county.
What has been happening is this: people with an oil and gas company come to the register of deeds office and make...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The oil and gas industry promotes the myth of shale gas providing energy security and economic growth, but those claims are based more on hype than fact ("Anti-fracking legislation is premature," March 7). A Food & Water Watch study in 2011 showed that...