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  • Coal plants dominate list of Chicago's biggest polluters

    Coal plants dominate list of Chicago's biggest polluters
    Fed by a steady stream of coal barges, the aging power plants that loom over Chicago's Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods are by far the city's largest industrial sources of climate change pollution. No other polluter comes close to the 4.2...
  • Air pollution: Chicago-area coal plant to shut down earlier than expected

    Air pollution: Chicago-area coal plant to shut down earlier than expected
    After deciding it isn't worth cleaning up one of the nation's dirtiest power plants, the owners of an aging coal-burner along the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan are shutting it down sooner than expected. In its latest financial documents, Virginia-...
  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
  • Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift

    Halliburton reports record revenue amid natural gas-to-oil shift
    Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead. The Houston firm’s revenue in...
  • Obama to discuss energy in Prince Georges County

    LARGO -- A crowd of hundreds at Prince George's Community College is awaiting the arrival this morning of President Barack Obama, who is due to deliver the latest in a series of addresses on energy as rising oil costs create a drag on the economic...
  • Pushing energy plan, Obama calls U.S. 'Saudi Arabia of natural gas'

    Pushing energy plan, Obama calls U.S. 'Saudi Arabia of natural gas'
    President Obama declared the United States the "Saudi Arabia of natural gas" Thursday as he plugged an energy policy that would offer incentives to companies that power their vehicles with natural gas. Speaking to a crowd at a UPS facility here, Obama...
  • Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan

    Rick Perry talks energy, slams Herman Cain's '9-9-9' plan
    Friday marked the day Rick Perry finally tried to go on offense. First he blitzed the network morning shows, then he delivered a detailed speech on energy policy in Pittsburgh. All before lunch. It amounted to what felt like a new chapter in the Texas...
  • Fracking: The controversy around hydraulic fracturing [The conversation]

     
    Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing: A good source of natural gas or an environmental hazard that could contaminate the water we consume?...
  • Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County

    Natural gas exports eyed through Calvert County
    — It's quiet these days at Dominion's liquefied natural gas terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. Only five tankers docked last year at the pier a mile off the Calvert County shoreline, and not much traffic is expected this year, either. But thanks in...
  • Jumpstarting the electric car

    Jumpstarting the electric car
    Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...
  • EGYPT: Pipeline explosion underlines opposition to gas deal with Israel

     
    The third attack by saboteurs in six months against the pipeline supplying natural gas to Israel and Jordan underscores security lapses and the opposition of many Egyptians to their nation's contract to ship low-cost energy to Israel. Early-morning blasts...