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  • Gas detectors no security guarantee

    Natural gas detectors have never been in demand at Albright's Hardware and Garden Center in South Whitehall Township . Before a natural gas explosion leveled a city block and killed five people in Allentown, customers came in pretty regularly for...
  • Feds increased, state cut gas-safety funding

    Feds increased, state cut gas-safety funding
    Fatal gas pipeline explosions in Allentown and Philadelphia this year are casting light on whether the nation's pipeline-inspection system, funded by state and federal assessments on gas utilities, is adequate to keep the public safe. Pipeline safety...
  • State trails others in gas pipeline fixes

    Pennsylvania is laced with 11,000 miles of aging gas pipelines like the one implicated in the deadly Feb. 9 explosion in Allentown because legislators, regulators and gas companies haven't agreed on how to accelerate pipeline replacement -- a reform...
  • UGI leading Allentown blast probe

    UGI leading Allentown blast probe
    After the fires were out and the dead accounted for, state regulators tasked with determining the cause of the natural gas explosion that leveled an Allentown city block ordered UGI Utilities to dig up its own pipe and find out why it failed. In...
  • 10 things you might not know about TV commercials

    10 things you might not know about TV commercials
    The game on Sunday is, well, the Super Bowl of TV commercials. According to Nielsen, most people (OK, 51 percent) say they enjoy the ads more than the football, and advertisers will shell out up to $3 million for the privilege of entertaining them for...
  • Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy

    Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy
    Perhaps the legacy of the deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant one year ago today can best be understood through the prism of the host city – a community that will draw an anxious breath when the rebuilt, $1 billion plant flips the...
  • 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...
  • Electric choice: Know your rights

    Electric choice: Know your rights
    The pitch from the door-to-door salesman sounded appealing: a deal to lock in a lower electricity rate with Constellation Energy Group and get a better gas price with Constellation's BGE Home for the next 12 months. But Baltimore County resident Michelle...
  • Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events

    Environmental talk to highlight 2011's many weather events
    For a group deeply worried about mankind's survival in a world racked by escalating environmental problems, Earth Forum of Howard County takes an approach that dovetails nicely with the county's campaign for civility. While the four-year-old church-...
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell issues energy goals

    RICHMOND – As part of his effort to make Virginia the "energy capital of the East Coast," Gov. Bob McDonnell issued his energy policy agenda for the 2012 General Assembly session on Thursday, including money to develop wind energy off the coast, a...
  • No link between Virginia earthquake and fracking, scientists say

    Scientists say there is no link between a controversial natural gas drilling technique and the Virginia earthquake that rattled the East Coast in August. “Let’s be very clear: fracking did not cause the Virginia earthquake,” said...