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  • Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds

    Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds
    Federal regulators are missing about 14 million metric tons of greenhouse gas in their annual inventory, most of which likely comes from the nation's growing natural gas industry, according to a new study. But despite the higher estimate of methane...
  • Vandalism may have caused natural gas leak in Playa del Rey

    Vandalism may have caused natural gas leak in Playa del Rey
    A natural gas leak Monday at a storage facility in Playa del Rey may have been caused by vandals, authorities said. The leak was reported around 12:30 a.m. at a natural gas storage well at 8100 Falmouth Ave., Southern California Gas Co. spokeswoman...
  • EPA greenhouse gas rule may lay new bet on future natural gas supplies

    EPA greenhouse gas rule may lay new bet on future natural gas supplies
    The Obama administration's ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants 30% by 2030 is laying another big bet on future U.S. natural gas supplies. The boom in U.S. production, the result of hydraulic fracturing and...
  • Russia, China sign natural gas deal, cementing friendship

    Russia and China signed a landmark $400-billion natural gas deal Wednesday, sealing their friendship at a time when both are unpopular in their neighborhoods and at odds with the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin desperately needed to seal...
  • U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good

    U.S. electricity prices may be going up for good
    As temperatures plunged to 16 below zero in Chicago in early January and set record lows across the eastern U.S., electrical system managers implored the public to turn off stoves, dryers and even lights or risk blackouts. A fifth of all power-...
  • 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...
  • Legislation targeting Md. fracking is premature

    With many important issues before the Maryland legislature this year, it is a shame to see time and effort being wasted on unnecessary proposals regarding natural gas development in our state. Pursuing such legislation right now is putting the cart before...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • Not too soon to ban fracking

    Not too soon to ban fracking
    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...
  • Energy security and American jobs

    President Barack Obama has a big decision to make about this nation's economic future. The call is an easy one, and it's long overdue. The president should approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would link the rich oil sands in the Canadian province...
  • 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...